'My biggest critic': Navigating the adult daughter-mother relationship

Maybe this sounds familiar: Theresa Roma, a 27-year-old employee benefits administrator at an insurance agency, says her mother, who...

Momastery writer: Carpe diem with young kids? I'm lucky if I can carpe 15 minutes

"Being told, in a million different ways, to CARPE DIEM makes me worry that if I’m not in a constant state of profound gratitude and ecstasy, I’m doing something wrong.... Clearly, Carpe Diem doesn’t work for me. I can’t even carpe fifteen minutes in a row, so a whole diem is out of the question."