perspective on motherhood

Mom! Mom! Mom!

The internet has over-said it, but it’s worth saying again: Motherhood is hard. It’s hard in the predictable ways; the pregnancy discomforts, the delivery (doesn’t matter which way), the newborn sleep-deprived stage, the tantrums, the diaper changes, and all the other things that immediately come to mind when someone (usually a mother) mumbles that motherhood […]

encouragement for new mothers

To the Other Mother at the Store

  Hi there, it’s me, the other mom who gave you the cheesy smile and two dorky thumbs up. I just want you to know that you have someone rooting for you. Someone who knows exactly¬†how you’re feeling. Someone who isn’t¬†judging you or your crying toddler. Someone who isn’t going to pointlessly tell you that […]