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There are many, many difficult, impossible days when you have young children. The days you slog through without sleep. The days when no one stops crying, nothing gets done, you never get to shower or eat, and when you...
Last night, our 4-year-old son woke up and came into our room before 5 a.m. For the third night in a row. He asked if it was Wednesday. He asked if it was Christmas. He asked if he had...
In March, as some mamas were shaming other mamas for simply asking questions, others ignored the noise and saw opportunities to start businesses, build and restore strong relationships, and serve their communities. This is not unique to the age of...
I wrote a piece on my blog a couple of months ago that, by my standards, went viral. In my opinion, it was pretty simple. It literally broke down, in a list of 13 items, what it really means when...
What started out as just looking for a new “family car” with my mom ended up with me purchasing a minivan at the end of the day. I had no intention of getting a minivan at all. As a...
When I look at the clock and it's only 8:30 p.m. and all four of my kids are asleep, a silent "Yippeeee!" goes off in my head. Thirty whole minutes to myself before I have to go to sleep in...
Let’s face it — every day is a sh*t show in most of our households. From well before sunup until we can no longer keep our eyes open, we are doing whatever it takes to remain sane and find...
Some days, I get in a routine with #stayhome. We get through school and work, and the weather is nice and we go for walks and hunt rainbows, and then all of a sudden it's time for dinner, bath,...
Mama said there’ll be days like this, there’ll be days like this, my mama said… The line to this song swirls through my head as I complete the circus act of making four lunches, two snacks, my to-go breakfast, kid...
I came across a quote recently that really resonated with me: "Self-care is giving the world the best of you instead of what's left of you." I believe there is a common misconception of what a great mom looks like....
Oh yes, it's wonderful. They are wonderful and amazing, beautiful and hilariously funny. But, holy sh*t this is hard sometimes, this mom gig. No one tells you that, not really, not fully. They rope you in with pretty pictures of adorable...
A younger relative very thoughtfully asked me recently if having kids was "worth it." I told her that you get back more than you give up, and it's absolutely amazing most of the time (except between the hours of...

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