Category: The Motherhood Experience

Boarding our most recent family flight, I was completely exhausted. Holding a wailing, over-exhausted toddler, we asked the flight attendant to seat us in the back of the crowded...

My phone just dinged, again, with another text from my carpool group. I love my carpool group. If it weren’t for them, with my two kids in two different...

The other day, I stood in line waiting for my daughter to get out of school. Another mom I see from time-to-time was waiting with me. We chatted back...

Yes, you read the title correctly. I am totally blind due to being born three months premature. My husband is sighted, which means he does all the driving and...

I have four children, and people are afraid of me. Part of me says I can’t blame them. I’m pretty terrifying when I’m in mom mode. Would you want...

I grew up in a house where you did what you were told, or you were punished. That meant if I talked back to my parents, or peeled very...

I just signed up my oldest child for driving school last week. Every time we hit a milestone like this I think, It’s slipping away, this is happening too...

From the moment the tiny plus sign or the words “pregnant” appear in the window of the plastic stick, we start dreaming. We hope for the child to be...

My baby turned five yesterday. Five years ago, I was begging nurses to get the OB to sign me out and let me go home. Today, he will read...

While leaving my kids’ school the other morning, I listened to two other moms talk about how busy they always were. One mentioned how she kept waiting for things...