Hey Mom, Get Out of Your Own Damn Way

Hey Mom, Get Out of Your Own Damn Way

I know that you’re currently cussing at me under your breath and you’re already thinking that this is click bait.  Well, of course, I want you to click, but I promise you, there is nothing click bait about it.  I want you to look at yourself.  Dig deep....
Five Things I’d Do With A Mom’s Day Off

Five Things I’d Do With A Mom’s Day Off

I dream big, folks. I’m dreaming about a day in which I have zero responsibilities. Zero worries. Zero cares. Dreaming of a day when the house doesn’t fall apart if I choose to leave for one day. Everyone’s meals are made by someone else. Someone comes in and makes...
Facing the Darkness

Facing the Darkness

Within the first few months of being a new mother I knew something was wrong. I wasn’t feeling like me. It was more than just feeling sad. It was more than being exhausted. Something was off, and I couldn’t put my finger on what exactly it was. I suspected...
Being A Mom Is Powerful

Being A Mom Is Powerful

Every day I look into my sweet daughter’s face. I can’t help but think this is the face of someone who has given my husband and I more poop adventures than we thought we would ever encounter. It is the face of the little girl who spit up in my mouth (much...
It’s Almost Never The Things You Plan

It’s Almost Never The Things You Plan

As I’m working on this piece, I’m fighting the urge to toggle through web pages to plan the perfect fall season events for my family. Should we attempt the Family Series Symphony or the Children’s Theatre performance of Charlie Brown Christmas? Which pumpkin patches...