By Amanda Morin Sometimes people who don’t have kids with learning and attention issues marvel at what I manage daily. That
I found myself exactly in my mother’s shoes and I had to learn the hard way that it’s impossible for one person to do it alone.
Much has been said about the Myth of the Supermom. That nonexistent female who does it all and looks good doing it. As moms, we hear about this woman, we know she's a myth, and yet we wonder... does she really exist?
When you stare into the night, wrapping your heart around the little person in the room next door and worrying about the path that stretches out ahead for her, wishing that you could arrange the world just so, just so that her walk is easy and happy and blissful, you are a supermom.
I don't remember my exact breaking point, but it was around the time our building's washing machine broke for the umpteenth
While the Enjoli woman of yore was intimidating enough with her bacon and her pan, today the ideal involves even more balls in the air: in addition to raising her children perfectly (and feeding them only organic bacon) and making the most of her potential at the office, she's untouched by the hands of time, doing work that's deeply satisfying and meaningful for the world at large, finding personal and spiritual fulfillment and capable of a perfect downward-facing dog.
First and second place on the "Most Beautiful People List" went to Alexis Latifi, a staff assistant for Alabama Senator Richard