Tagged: motherhood

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The Cool Mom

I’ve been afraid of changin’. It’s true. I’ve been worried that the mom life would eject what little “cool” I had and replace it with momness. It’s happened, to a degree, but there’s an...

How I Have Changed Since Becoming a Mom

When I was pregnant, everyone would always tell me how having a baby and becoming a mother changes everything. I don’t think that’s true. It does, however, change YOU. It changes your perspective, and...

Moms Doing Bad Things

As we grow older and become the foul thing we never thought we’d beā€¦the “Adult”, we also get to know our parents as people, rather than monoliths of discipline, comfort and stability. They become...

Accepting Failure and Moving On

Well, I did it for three days in a row. That’s something, right? Being a parent isn’t easy. Things happen. Babies are time-consuming. It’s not about the results, it’s about the journey. The great...

What is it you want?

Is it food? Are your new teeth hurting your gums? Are you bored? Are you having growing pains? Is your stomach upset? Did you hurt yourself? Did I? Why are you crying? What magic...

10 Faces Only A Mother Could Love

There’s a magical thing that happens when you point your camera at your baby. They’re making the BEST face, smiling, laughing and cooing. Then, that camera snaps. Some point in the few milliseconds between...

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Reflection in the Quiet of the Morning

Now that my little one is sleeping through the night, there’s a blissful period of perfect quiet between the time I wake and the time she wakes. I love being a mother, but I...