Tag: motherhood

I Never Knew…Secondary Infertility

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I am a mother to three children, currently ages 10, 7, and 7. Yup, two came at once! Life is extremely chaotic, and like...

Clean-Shaming

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Since I had my first child in 2017, I’ve seen a trend of discussion amongst mom groups. “Does anyone have a recommendation for a...

We Play Scrabble

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I have a confession to make. I’m a woman in my (early) 40’s, and I still need my mom—a lot. Like, call her every...

One Isn’t the Loneliest Number: Why I’m “One and Done”

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I remember the day I had my daughter like it was yesterday. The simultaneous feeling of having been hit by a truck and the...

It Was Supposed to Be Two Weeks

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It was supposed to be two weeks. When I got the text that schools were closing last March, it was supposed to be for two...

One Sunrise At a Time

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March 6, 2020: I was standing in an airline terminal watching the sun rise over Queens, NY. Throngs of people surrounded me. Women dressed...

The Best Lesson I’ve Learned

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You might say I’m a crier: sad movies, sweet commercials, an email about my baby’s first school pictures. I find this trait about myself...

Supporting Mothers

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Every day we learn something new. Every day we seek out ways and means to be better people and mothers. In the past year, I...

Ode to My Yoga Pants

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Oh, yoga pants. You just get me. You know what I like. You know how to take care of me. You know that, as...

The Best Parenting Advice I’ve Ever Received

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There's really no way to fully "prepare" for becoming a parent. I mean, you can check things off your to-do list by preparing a...