Motherhood

Give It Grace

It’s funny how quickly bad news travels–especially things that aren’t supposed to get back to you. Things that are mean. Inconsiderate. Judgmental. Just all-around crappy.

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Lift Them Anyway

It occurred to me recently just how very physical being a mom is. Lifting, moving, rocking, nursing, holding, changing them.

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Hey, Mama–You Get to Be a Mess

It hit me as I surveyed the family room one night recently, standing smack in the center of the same three-foot radius where 75% of any given day revolves—the kitchen sink.

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Spent.

Parenting is nothing if not an emotional roller coaster. Like, The Hulk of emotional roller coasters.

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You Know You’re a Grownup When…

There are several occasions in life which force a woman to confront the inevitable and apparent fact that—despite what her inner 19-year-old brain and sometimes fashion sense is telling her—she is undeniably, objectively, and painfully.. a grown up.

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Gold Medal Momming

I’m not in the practice of patting myself on the back all too often (hello, all other moms out there too!), but may I just say, after this weekend, I think I deserve the gold medal for mothering the shit out of my kids.

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