Happy Mother's Day to all Mama's!
I like to think that, although it was not actually celebrated, my first Mother’s Day was May 2017 – three months before my daughter was born. I may not have...Read more
Not All Pregnancies Are the Same: Sometimes the Right Path Isn't "The Plan"
This is a story of best laid plans. It’s a story of Mom guilt and fertility guilt. And, really, it’s a story of how every pregnancy is different. I’ve been...Read more
What About When You Have a Sick Toddler & Christmas Isn’t Magical?
Christmas is a very special time online. But in reality, sometimes, it just doesn't get gift wrapped and delivered the way you hoped.
Why I Won't Force My Kid to Sit on Santa's Lap This Year
We've all seen the photos of crying children on Santa's lap. From our vantage point, fully understanding that our kids are safe and will likely grow to love and look...Read more
Top 4 Physical Changes that Surprised Me About New Motherhood
Nine months of pregnancy is actually more like ten - and that last four weeks count Let's start at the beginning: we talk about nine months. But really, girl, you need...Read more
Entering Motherhood: a Hypnobabies Home Birth
There is no one right way to birth. In fact, I can't think of a more subjective and deeply personal decision. Home, hospital, epidural or medication-free, I applaud it all. Every single person walking the planet has a mother and never did a mother err in her birthing choices. This is my story.Read more
One Tough Mother is Born!
Just over a year ago I became a Mom for the first time. It’s an understatement to say that the initiation into Motherhood is a little intense, but what surprised...Read more
On this Mother’s Day I think of my own Mother and of my Mother-in-Law, who together are the reason there could ever exist my darling Rowan.Read more
It's like the second you have a baby, the world starts telling you that you have to have another. Give me a fucking second to process what just happened, okay?Read more
New Year, New Life: Joy, Gratitude, and a Small, Meaningless Grief
Every new year I find myself falling into that same seductive trap: I reduce myself to a few tidy shortcomings and vow to "be better" and become Future Me. But now, instead, I'm struck with frequent pangs of who I was before.Read more