Mom vilified for self-care post responds to backlash

(Kristen Hewitt) Kristen Hewitt with her husband and two daughters. (NEW YORK) — A Florida mom became the victim of a mom-blog frenzy this week after she posted on her Facebook page about a decision she made to skip her daughter’s school assembly.

It was, Kristen Hewitt told ABC News, the first time she had ever missed one of her kids’ events to do something for herself.

Her parenting crime: Going on a run and having her daughter’s dad and grandmother attend the school assembly in her place.

In the days leading up to the school assembly for her 8-year-old, …read more