It’s been one week since I found myself standing in a fitting room on the verge of hyperventilation. Because I enjoy making life as frantic as possible, I decided one hour before Mom’s Night Out that I should dash out and buy something new, seeing as those ten pounds I had planned on losing didn’t quite melt … More Mama’s Night Out – 5 Reasons Why You Need One
Motherhood.There is a part that no one will tell you. At least, no one told me.
Or if they did, perhaps I just wasn’t ready to listen.
It is going to break you wide open. It is going to crack you right in two. … More The Part About Motherhood That No One Will Tell You
“Happy Mother’s Day.” The text arrived during a joyful day of celebrating with my husband and two young boys. As soon as I saw it, sickness swelled in my stomach, and it wasn’t just the 10-week, new pregnancy making me feel ill. It was heartbreak for the friend on the other end of the message. The friend who had miscarried just a few months before. … More When Your Friend Is Grieving On Mother’s Day
I watch my children and I know that balancing is an act. We practice it, yes, but it isn’t something that sticks around like steady ground.
Isn’t that the nature of learning to balance? Slipping our way through the wobbly legs, the flailing arms, the crashing creations? Trusting that we will be supported, though this world is always spinning? … More Balance – Mighty Mamas with Little & Mighty
All week I have envisioned sharing with you my wonderful wisdom on how to stay organized, calm, and centered throughout your week.
…And then this week went to hell and I quickly realized that I am not the authority on organization. AT ALL.
… More A More Blissful Week – Lessons In What NOT To Do
I think I am grieving the firsts because, with each one that my baby girl reaches, it is one step closer to the end of this season in my life. One step closer to the end of mothering. And yes, we will mother them forever, but not in this way. Not in this way that can consume our every moment, that can render us lost in the gravity of this love. I know, it will not be this way forever. … More There Will Never Be Another Newborn
I recently told a friend that I feel like I have my hands holding a little piece of everything, but I am not holding any of it well. I’m carrying my life around, frantically, from one place to the next, holding my breath as I anticipate everything crashing to the ground. … More Supermom – Mighty Mamas with Little & Mighty
I want to tell you a story. Every word of it is true, although it feels so transcendent, so beyond my own capabilities here on earth, that I have spent this week contemplating how it could have been possible. First, you must know about an amazing woman who came into my life. When I was … More Miraculous – A Mother’s Transcendent Love
I always knew that I would work to teach my children all that I could in my time with them. What I did not anticipate, however, is all that they would teach me. I suppose one of the greatest gifts of parenting is not the lessons we teach our children, but the lessons we, in turn, learn along the way. … More Teachers – Mighty Mamas with Little & Mighty
I am a mother to three children here on earth and another watching over us from the heavens. While each of the births of my children were vastly different, and none went according to plan, all three were incredible in their own rite as they delivered another new life to the earth; a life that I have the privilege of nurturing. … More Emotions – Mighty Mamas with Little & Mighty