5 Ways Mamas Can Kick Perfectionism to the Curb

Perfectionism and motherhood seem to be natural bedfellows. We’re often led to believe there is a “right” way to do everything: from birthday invitations to breastfeeding, diapering to education. We have to get everything just right or our children will live in our basements until they’re 30 and we will be marked as failures. Yet … Read more

I Don’t Want to Be a Mom Today

I know it goes so fast, and someday I will miss the patter of small feet careening through my kitchen. One day my house will be too quiet and I will give anything to read one more book or tell one more story. There will come a day when I will ache for tiny arms around my neck and sticky hands cradling my face. I’ll miss adoring eyes and a tiny voice whispering, “Mama.” I know all of that. Some days I really feel it, and I drink in all the sensations that will slip away in the blink of […]