I think mother is the most beautiful word in the English language. When I think of its beauty and turn it over in my mind, I’m not thinking of myself, but of my own mother. Some days, just the thought of my mom nearby is comforting. I adore her. She enables me to carry out… Read More The most beautiful word
Since the day my first son was born there have been many moments that have made me feel like a parent. I transitioned from a selfish, fun, not-tired, carefree woman to a mother. From the first night home with my son staring into his eyes, to the weeks of consoling I gave to my colicky… Read More My Defining Moment as a Parent
I can think of no other woman in my life that has made me the person I am today, other than my mother. She is my best friend and taught me how to be driven, dedicated and determined at a very young age. I can remember going into stores when I was probably around 3… Read More One Lucky Daughter
My mother was a movie buff who loved telling me the plots of her favorite films as though they were a children’s story. She instilled a love of movies in me, and I adored watching the great movies she recommended to me. I’m going to share some of them with you! Now, Voyager (1942): Bette… Read More You Oughta Be In Pictures
This weekend is going to be a first! I am going to be watching a girlfriend’s daughter (a month older than my son) for the weekend. She needed a hand and I was more than eager to help. (Remember ladies ask a fellow mother!) I am curious to see how mothers of two or more have it.… Read More Tips for watching two or more kids?
How is it having a baby changes so much in your life? Since my little man was born I have had this weird feeling of “what if something goes wrong and I die” A FEAR of leaving him alone! Okay I know he wouldn’t technically be alone but the fear is real nonetheless. It seems… Read More Becoming a mom has made me think about my own mortality.
How can I be pro-choice, and also be a mother… a mother of three none the less! I think this question has come up in my day-to-day life way more than it should sometimes. Before I had children, I was a strong pro-choice advocate, with my views on abortion and reproductive rights shaped by my… Read More How Can I Be a Pro-Choice Mom?