on our minds

Marti & Erin will discuss Striking a Balance: The Work/Life Equation on Tuesday, December 13th, from 2-3 PM CST. This FREE webinar is part of the Bright Horizons’ Family Matters webinar series.   Are you managing all the important facets of your busy life — parenting, marriage, career, social life and community — or are…

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today's mothers guest Dr. Solveig Brown

Today’s mothers often feel pressure to live up to what we think someone else expects of us. And, however we define “success” as a mother, we often seem to question whether we are measuring up. That certainly was true for the Minnesota moms who participated in a recent anthropological study conducted by Dr. Solveig Brown…

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Meaningful work guest Caroline Greene

Caroline Greene was a self-described over-achiever, attending the best schools, becoming a successful attorney and marrying a man she calls “a saint.” But when she became a mother, she found herself empty of passion, struggling to find the love and joy she had expected to feel as a new mom. Wisely seeking therapy, Caroline not…

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tv appearances

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, a time to honor the women who are doing what often is described as the most wonderful and most challenging job there is. Moms sometimes feel pressure to measure up to idealized notions of motherhood, but is that what children really need?   Marti joined KARE 11 News…

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youth sports guest John Tauer

Dr. John Tauer is in a relatively unique position as both a coach of one of the winningest basketball teams in the country and a psychology professor who studies motivation at the University of St. Thomas. He doesn’t always like what he sees in youth sports and coined the acronym “WOSP” (well-intentioned, overinvolved sports parents)…

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