Parenting

6 Anchors For Mom Life

6 Anchors For Mom Life

In my whole life, I have never been so simultaneously exhausted and filled to overflowing from the effort of raising my little people. So there are some anchors I cling to and would encourage you with, as Moms of eternal humans.

7 Things I Want My Daughter to Know

7 Things I Want My Daughter to Know

I wrote a post for my little men in 2014; that inspired this — a post for my daughter.  There are days that I look at our world in all of it’s glories and all of it’s gore and I think, this world of ours desperately needs women — great women.  Not instead of or...

The Gap

The Gap

I am pregnant. (!!!!!!!!)  Yes, that somewhat explains my silence — my sudden and irrefutable need for sleep has trumped, well, almost everything once my parenting duties are complete for the night.  And not surprisingly it has also inspired some reflection and...

Brave Little Boys

Brave Little Boys

I had an unexpected opportunity to address the subject of bravery at bath time the other night.  My 4 year old (who does NOT like water in his eyes) asked to take a shower (while he might not have thought that one through, I saw it as progress); so I made a deal with...

5 Ways Preschoolers Impact Our Lives

5 Ways Preschoolers Impact Our Lives

A massive appreciation for Disney and other animated movies.  I cried at Big Hero 6.  In the theater.  I wept along with my 2 year old who threw out his arms toward the big screen and yelled “NOOOOO!”  And you guys, everyone in the world can sing “Let it Go.” ...

Here’s Your Cape

Here’s Your Cape

There are some very real moments in life that are seriously blow your mind insanely deserving of credit for going above and beyond normal human capacities and into superhero status.  Seriously.  But usually no one notices and if they do the reaction is something...