Like most alive humans, I never liked feeling insecure, jealous, tired, or angry. I wanted to be a healthy, loving mom doing a good job of taking care of my people and my home. But, let’s be honest, there...
It was a normal day like hundreds of days before it. Today’s only difference was that it was my husband’s turn for a business trip. He was to be gone for just a couple of nights. He was getting...
It wasn't like we didn't talk about it. Before we even got married, we had many conversations about the size of our potential family. The overarching theme of these conversations was: Me: I don't know... 1 or 2 kids sounds like the...
In the end, there are three things that matter…… How much you loved. How gently you lived. How gracefully you let go of the things that were not meant for you. Of the three, the one I struggle with, is the last one....
One word that can throw any mom into panic mode, VA-CA-TION. For some reason, vacation for moms is always less of a vacation and more of a week-long chore that you will need a vacation from when you get...
In May 2020, my husband and I will celebrate 10 years of marriage! Far from our goal of forever, but it’s certainly a start.   Our ten years have been a whirlwind. To be honest, it’s been the best time of...
Most women are emotional, my mother being on the “always” end of that spectrum. By comparison, most men simply just don’t emote as women do, especially my husband. I tease him saying that I’ve only seen him cry twice. The...
Dear Vanessa Bryant, You don’t know me and I don’t know you. It’s unlikely we will ever cross paths. Truly, I don’t even know anything about you aside from what I've read today in the news. Today though, you’re on...
My husband and I have stumbled on a way of problem-solving that has revolutionized the way we fight... or don't fight, actually. In the very early stages of our dating relationship, I was determined to know just what I was...
Dear “Infertile” Friend, I know you’re struggling. I don’t understand the struggle, but I’m watching from the outside. I see your posts, your prayers, your “likes” on the pictures of my babies. Before I got pregnant with my firstborn,...

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Here's to the red, white, and blue! We hope you start off July with a bang. While there are still few in person events,...