Have you seen the “New Face of Motherhood?” According to a recent article on Elite Daily, “The New Face of Motherhood: Young, Cool Moms Who Are Totally Killing It,” Millennial moms have a lot of fantastic (universal!) qualities. You should go check it out. I’ll wait. It is sort of hard to tell if the […]
The letter I wish I could give my daughter’s third grade Room Mother, and some words of validation for all working and stay-at-home moms.
Earlier this week I shared a controversial post on my blog’s Facebook page. Published on XO Jane in the Unpopular Opinion category, the article was titled, “Being a stay-at-home-mother is not a job.” I thought it would make interesting food for thought. Which, um, it did. I wasn’t trying to incite a riot when I […]
The Mommy-and-Me class is like the airport of people-watching for parents. I happen to know most of the families that are here today pretty well, and I alternately engage with the moms and remain on the periphery, observing. The kids here are all under two, still in the wild animal stage of life, forces of nature. […]
Greetings! My apologies, as this post is more like an “update” than a blog post; I promise that if you’ll bear with me, I’ll be back to my regular style of posts in no time! But this past month has been a whirlwind. The #SoGladTheyToldMe social media movement has had a big last few weeks. […]
One week ago I read Jenny Studenroth Gerson’s lovely viral article, “They Should’ve Warned Me,” and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. I drove to the grocery store, mulling over exactly why the post rubbed me the wrong way, and thinking about what I would say to balance out the idyllic image of motherhood the […]
I am all for women sharing their truths. I recently read a blog post by Jenny Studenroth Gerson, titled “They Should’ve Warned Me.” She shared her truth, a beautiful story of how harmoniously she adjusted to motherhood, how naturally it came to her, how she easily shed her baby weight, how her marriage was only strengthened, […]
Finding empathy for moms doesn’t always happen in a society where we are quick to judge parents. We should look closer.
Do you think stay at home moms complain too much? I don’t.
Are you tired of being called selfish? Do you think it’s possible to be a “selfist” instead? Find out what I think the difference is.