We are not the couple who had years of wedded bliss before kids entered the picture. I mean, we’re no shotgun wedding couple either, but we had one solid (and fast) year of marriage before we heard that sweet, sweet 6 week old heartbeat, and our lives (and relationship) changed before our eyes. We are… Read More I Love You, Five Years.
Over the past two months, since I became a mother of 2, I have accepted a number of compliments and much praise from friends, family and strangers, alike, for managing two kids with so much “grace” and “ease.” But today I’m coming clean with a secret I’ve been harboring since my daughter was born –… Read More Motherhood 2.0: My Biggest Secret
I’ve recently seen a lot of posts from other moms expressing their concern for the world in which their children are growing-up. “What kind of world am I bringing my kids into?” “How can I keep them safe in a world like this?” “I fear for my children’s futures.” I am not denying that we… Read More Why I’m Not Afraid to Raise My Kids in this World
My post this week was initially titled “Mommy Masochism,” and was meant to explore all the unspoken hardships of raising a toddler AND a newborn. You see, in my experience, nobody talks about these very real struggles: the tantrums, the demands, the selective hearing and undermining of authority we moms experience when simultaneously trying to… Read More It’s All About the Ice, Baby
This might be a bit more of a soapbox post than I intended, but I do think this subject is important and something I’d like to address, both for me personally and for other fellow mothers. Mom shaming and judging is beyond prevalent in our mom world – especially that which exists in the online… Read More We’re All Gonna Be Alright: #momstrong