What if motherhood doesn't look like what you thought it should? We all grew up in a specific family structure. I believe we unconsciously, or consciously, carry over those beliefs from childhood about what motherhood should look and feel like....
Families everywhere faced the unexpected need to homeschool children during the COVID-19 pandemic. While I've been intrigued by the idea of homeschooling in the past, the sudden need to take it on myself initially worried me. There is still...
This pandemic has made life in my home exhausting. Too many people, not enough space. Food disappearing in minutes and constant mopping from the muddy dog tracks through the kitchen has left me tired. Tired of cooking, cleaning, laundry,...
Rest. We all know how important it is. Rejuvenating shut-eye can feel like a much-needed tropical vacation from that hectic, exhausting, and sometimes overwhelming #momlife that's go-go-go from dawn 'til dusk. Before I became a mama, many of my experienced...
If you’re a parent, chances are someone has said to you “It takes a village”. I used to instinctively roll my eyes at this every time I heard it. This is the oldest parenting cliche in the book and...
When my husband and I left the hospital with our beautiful baby boy nobody snuck us a guide of what we should do next. Fast forward almost two years and we still have no clue what we are doing,...
When the world began to feel heavy it seems as though many of us turned to bread making as a means of literal and figurative nourishment for bodies and souls. An awakening of wild yeasts from the culmination of...
When I got pregnant, much of the advice I heard was to find your tribe. Build your village. Make some mom friends. As someone who already had friends, and many with kids, I didn’t really understand the importance of...
As a pregnant woman today, you get asked about a thousand times how you plan to feed your baby. "Are you planning to breastfeed?" is a question that gets tossed around without much thought. Whenever people asked me, I...
This year, I made you a grandmother. You’re welcome. Seeing you with her has been so much fun. Although your youngest child is now 32, I guess holding a baby is like riding a bike. You know just what...

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