Happy Mother’s Day to my Mama Friends
Sometimes as Mother’s Day approaches I find myself reflecting on how I’m doing as a Mom, and today, these are my thoughts… We are never going to be perfect. Sometimes we are going to be messy, and human, and moody. Sometimes we are going to feel real crappy at this. That’s normal I think. Sometimes we […]
Loving My Body (This one’s for my girls)
A couple days ago, my precious one looked deep into my eyes, placed her chubby little hand on my cheek and said, “Mom, you don’t have a young face, because you have those lines on it.” That came only a week after she’d watched me get out of the shower and lovingly mentioned my “chubby butt”. […]
Panic Attacks. Anxiety and why we need friends.
Friends, we need each other. Live bravely today. Live shamelessly. There are people that will take your invitation. Not only will you find belonging, but most likely you’ll give the gift of it to someone else.
Mom Brain is Real
My friend is nine weeks pregnant with her first, and last night she went to flush a banana peel down my toilet.
RAISING GIRLS WITH FIRE IN THEIR HEARTS
Dear Future World Changer/ Spokeswoman for Human Rights/ Voice-to-be-Reckened-With, You have fire in your heart, and I can’t wait to see what you do with your passion. Today, screaming. Tomorrow, voice for justice. There are no limits to what you’re capable of. But today, I do have limits. So, please, stop screaming. Love, Mom
Tips for the Imperfect Marriage
Sometimes all the cars break, and the blender breaks, and I get the kids to school an hour late. Sometimes I set the cooking utensils on fire and shatter a $400 window. Sometimes there are surprise tax payments and a son who decides to put beads in his ears.