23 09, 2016

Here’s To You, Mama

By |2016-09-23T11:02:14+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Motherhood|

I posted this picture on Instagram last weekend… It was an iPhone pic. Nothing fancy. We were in our yard, about to go to dinner. The caption read: “This kid melts me. He picked out his own clothes (like Daddy’s) for [...]

7 07, 2016

Dear Mamas and Daddies of a Fiery Kid

By |2016-07-07T06:41:00+00:00July 7th, 2016|Motherhood|

I was the perfect mother before having kids. I remember thumbing through pregnancy and parenting books at Barnes and Noble while expecting our first baby—a girl. When stumbling across an expert piece on raising strong-willed children, I quickly placed it [...]

26 02, 2016

To the Mom Who Feels Invisible

By |2016-02-26T10:21:49+00:00February 26th, 2016|Motherhood|

For the next time someone asks me what I do, I’ve prepared a fresh response... “I am a professional wiper,” I can say and even nod simultaneously. After all, I wipe countertops and salty tears and jelly-smudged faces and milk-splattered [...]