Eventually you will transition from mommy to mom, and when you do, you’ll want to make sure you still know who you are beyond that title.
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There are times when our union is far from glamorous, when we realize we haven’t kissed good-bye all week. There are Saturday afternoons spent watching reruns of Criminal Minds in contented silence.
Wait! I wave my hands in a panic. Why are you talking to each other like that?! My eyes bulge in shock and surprise. I was so confident their shared bloodline would unite them stronger than the Spartans. Hello??!! Didn’t you read the words on the wall of my womb when you were in there? […]
The last thing I want for any of my children is to deal with the worry and anxiety that I know too well. I know what it’s like to deal with this struggle, and I wanted to make sure we did everything in our power to give our son the tools he would need to […]
As moms, we do all we can to keep memories of our children fresh in our minds. But what about our firsts? Moms of all stages can attest to the constant barrage of newness, so here’s to a few motherhood firsts.
I have mom friends that have put things on hold, too. They have put off master’s degrees and writing novels and mountain climbing. We have all given up something. So, what’s a mama to do when these dreams have shifted or paused or are canceled altogether?
The beauty of motherhood is that we didn’t become moms because we had somehow “arrived,” we are moms because we have so much yet to learn. Motherhood refines us, strips us down, roughs us up, and spits us out all shiny, wise, and grey haired.