Category: The Motherhood Experience

I didn’t do the working mom gig for long—only 10 weeks after my first child was born. I was a teacher at the time, the primary financial support for...

It’s 2 a.m. I’m still awake, still making lists, still racking my brain—what am I forgetting? What else could go wrong that I could anticipate? Plan for? What else...

photo credit: Brandi Riley In a couple of months, my youngest child will turn 2, and it’s really starting to hit me.  This is it. I’m not having any...

I’m sorry for staring at you in the grocery store this afternoon. I didn’t mean to make you uncomfortable while you were scanning your cereal and diapers and orange...

I never planned on being a single mother. Truth is, most of us who are never imagined being single mother. But it’s so much harder than you can ever...

When my kids were young, they were the center of my universe. I didn’t let them go to a play date if I wasn’t there. I didn’t send them...

In four days, my husband is getting a vasectomy. And I can’t stop crying about it. My husband and I met in college, and got married 4 years later....

I recently saw a sign that said: “Admire others’ beauty without questioning your own.” As a mom of a 14-year-old girl, and as a woman, this really resonated with...

As a mom each day is a new adventure; some are filled with laughter, some are filled with pure chaos, but most are filled with both. I would venture...

Image taken by Mayte Torres/Getty I’ve come to realize saying “I’ll never do that” as a mother is the biggest jinx you can put on yourself. I remember pre-motherhood...