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Every evening I hop in bed, pull out my phone and scroll through the news. My mama heart is tugged in all sorts of directions. Sometimes the troubles of the world can be utterly overwhelming. We don’t need to look far to find some incredibly deep sadness. For me, the refugee crisis has not only […]
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A lot of my mom friends talk about being “touched out”. It comes especially during those earliest years when your baby cannot physically separate from you. All the nursing, all the cuddling, all the carrying, and all the tiny sticky fingers all over your everything: it all adds up. There comes a point when you […]
And they lived happily ever after. But what if they didn’t? Or at least not in the way the storybook prescribed. Let me explain. As my 2-year-old daughter becomes more aware of her surroundings, her emotions, and her independence, I’m especially aware of those darn princess stories. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all about a […]
The month of April felt like it lasted 5 years and never really showed up considering all that winter weather we saw. (Blizzards in April have got to stop.) May was never-ending and far too busy. Then June showed up before I could blink. And suddenly school was over. It’s summer. Now what? Our summer […]
This past Sunday we had a rainstorm with chilly temperatures more fall-like than spring. You’d been eyeing a nearby bunch spot, perusing the artfully snapped photos on their Instagram account. We made plans to walk over after our daughter, Priscilla, woke up from her morning nap. We put on our rain gear and bundled her […]
For the first few years of our children’s lives, it’s often all about mom. Our maternal instincts usually make us baby’s preferred parent – the one who seemingly knows best. This was the mom reality I unthinkingly accepted during my son’s baby years. But when my daughter was born, my husband took a paternity leave, and […]
When I think about what I want for Mother’s Day, it’s ALL. THE. THINGS. I want pictures and games and balloons and food and an all-day celebration. Throw in all the confetti and cake smash photoshoot and just really blow it out of proportion. In reality though, especially as the kids are young, it’s so […]
Every now and then I catch myself looking at my boys. Bewildered, I wonder when did they get so big? It’s cliché, but it seems like in a blink of an eye, I no longer have toddlers. They’re now full sentence-saying, playground-playing kids. Where does the time go? This is an age-old wonder, and I’m […]