• How The 80/20 Rule Saves Me When I'm On The Brink Of Breaking

    5 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    This week, like most, I stood among a sea of overwhelmed, over-stressed, over-caffeinated, and over-tired mothers in the school playground. With a baby in one arm, a forgotten school lunchbox in the other, and the weight of the entire family on their backs, they discussed strategies to combat/make-up for the reduction in recess hours at school.
    “Recess offers our children cognitive, social, and emotional benefits,” they said.
    “All true, all important,” I said, muffled through the fingers of my three-year-old's fist in my mouth. Then, as I began to find the space to fit “fix nationwide...
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