At some point the majority of us have experienced mom/dad guilt. “…research reveals that moms who stay home and those who work outside of the home experience similar amounts of guilt, though they describe it differently. Moms who stay home feel a lot of pressure to justify their decision by ‘professionalizing’ parenting-enrolling their kids in tons of activities, arranging play dates, teaching them, playing with them, and doing art projects … all on top of keeping up the house. Moms who work feel pressure to cram all that at-home mom stuff into the evening hours…” Read the rest of the article here.
It seems like no matter which path we choose, we feel a certain level of guilt and angst. That’s why we’re very excited that Devra Renner, the co-author of “Mommy Guilt: Learn to Worry Less, Focus on What Matters Most and Raise Happier Kids” will be joining us at this year’s summit. Register now to join us!