Tag: motherhood

Wearing Too Many Hats: Teaching, Zooming, and Parenting Through a Pandemic.

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The clock reads 10:58am and I franticly rush to gather my phone and computer, along with some semblance of sanity and retreat into the...

Raising Boys – Lessons Learned from Life in the Trenches

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Booger-encrusted fingers, poop jokes, torn jeans, and constant lessons on where exactly to aim while peeing. It’s not exactly the old nursery rhyme about snips...

When Your Dream Delivery Becomes Your Worst Nightmare

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The delivery plan. I waited all day knowing I was in early labor. My delivery was going to be amazing, I was certain of it....

How I’ve Learned to Deal with the Perfect Mom

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The perfect mom. You know the one I mean. She carries in homemade treats to the bake sale as her perfectly blown out hair...

Behind this Glass of Wine: A day in the life of...

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It was a hard day. It’s been a hard winter. Having three kids under the age of four is no joke. To say I’m...

Honor Your Grief, Honor Their Growth: Navigating the heartache of your...

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A friend of mine recently mourned out loud on Instagram about Summer coming to an end and her daughter getting ready to start Kindergarten...

Motherhood is Hard. It’s Okay to Say So.

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A friend of mine often jokes that, as moms, we’re invisible. We’re at the grocery store. We’re at home making dinner. We’re in the office...

Selfishness: how it serves my family and makes me a stronger...

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I have a post-it note on my refrigerator right now that says “Stop Apologizing." I wrote it pre-baby and have carried this reminder in some...

No, It’s Not Okay! {Breaking Mom Code}

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Yesterday I was feeling brave and took both girls to the park. All three of us were feeling a bit cranky (me from staying up...

The Grand Re-Opening of the Breastaurant {and why I’m not excited...

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It’s true, after an almost 4-year hiatus, my very own Breastaurant is set to re-open this month. I’ll likely be hosting a soft opening sometime...

Four Lessons I’ve Learned The First Four Years

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My daughter is turning four this month and it’s really given me some perspective. As a parent, your goal is to teach these little...

Mixed Feelings: The Joy and Grief of Motherhood

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I really love being a mom, I do. I love it more than I had ever anticipated I could. I take and post about...

Let’s Talk About Birth

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 . . . {and then however we may choose to do it, let's cheer each other on} I answered the phone and heard the voice...