Love Me On My Worst Days

The world is disproportionately hard on mothers. You see a woman at the grocery store wrestling with a fussy baby and wonder why she isn’t taking better care of him. You see a woman dragging a screaming toddler through the…

Snowball

An hour ago I felt her move. The calendar will tell you it’s been almost 6 months since I had tiny feet in my ribcage, but I know better. It’s barely been an hour. Ten minutes ago they put her…

#mombod

Learning to love your postpartum body can feel like an uphill battle. I am five months out and every week I tell myself, “This week I will box up my maternity clothes.” This is always a lie. I say, “I’m…

Career Mama

baby and mama

I never pictured myself as a stay-at-home-mom. While I had the utmost respect to those who had the patience and the benevolence to stay at home wrangling wee ones all day, it sounded like the absolute last thing I would…