Why It’s Hard to Be a Strong Momma (and How to Take Back Your Body)

So you had a baby. GREAT. Good for you. You grew an entire person in your body. Whoop-dee-freaking-doo. NOW MOVE ON WITH YOUR LIFE AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR BABY. >>Raise your hand if that’s what it felt like for you after you gave birth.<< Admittedly I cannot see you, but I feel like there’s […]

When Health & Nutrition Are Easy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #100MillionReasons #CollectiveBias The week we returned from our beach vacation in Florida, I took my 5 year-old to the doctor for a cough. The cough started while we were in Florida and seemed to get worse during our vacation. […]

Out of Reach.

The alarm on my phone went off at 4:05PM on Friday afternoon. I found my shoes and a jacket and quickly walked out the front door. I tried to keep my pace quick, but it didn’t feel quick enough – I didn’t want to be late. I saw my neighborhood friends and said a quick […]

Labor Day? No, I’m good, thanks.

Maybe it’s because I don’t have a real job, but every year on Labor Day all I can think about is labor. As in “going in to labor”? Like having a baby? You know? You do know. Ok. Moving on. I’m weird. I know this has been established. But the thing I keep thinking about […]

Faith, Hope, and Love (and Prayer).

My “baby” is about to have her second birthday, and I am completely unprepared. Unprepared for the party, unprepared for her to turn two, unprepared for life to go so fast. I can remember the moment she was born as, well, as much as I can remember anything (because – let’s face it – everything […]