Essays, Extras

What I’ve Learned From Blogging the Last 6 Months

Creating a public space to share my insights and find an outlet for my stay-at-home-mom restlessness seemed like a natural move. I like writing and had kept a family-only blog for over 5 years. I had just returned home from a super short stint in the out-of-the-home workforce and missed the deadlines, learning, and challenge… Read More What I’ve Learned From Blogging the Last 6 Months

Motherhood

I Was Never Meant to Be a Mother

Sitting in the waiting area of my daughter’s pediatrician’s office, I was surrounded by two mothers who were breastfeeding their babies. I reflected on my own breastfeeding experiences and was reminded that if formula, bottles, and sanitary water hadn’t been developed, both my girls might have died in infancy. I was also reminded of my… Read More I Was Never Meant to Be a Mother