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Tag: reflections

Trying to Become a “YES!” Mom

Fellow moms, I'm trying to change my ways. These days, I'm more Grinch than great, and I want to reform. I want to become...

The {Mom Mantra} That’s Keeping Me Sane

I recently saw something striking shared by a fellow lawyer mom. Somebody wrote: "Anything worth doing is worth doing badly." Yes, you read that...

Graduation…and the Art of Questioning Everything

One day you'll be texting back and forth with your child because it may be your only remaining form of communication.  And you'll be...

Miles of Perseverance :: A Story of Challenging Yourself

Back in February we decided to do the silliest thing, sign our 4-year-old child up for HOCKEY. I find it silly mostly because I...

Open Letter to My Daughter

I saw a video today, and the caption said “This is why I want a daughter”. In that moment, I thought about the little...

Reflections on Childhood :: This is Ten

One day you are knee deep in diapers, bottles, and onsies permeated with the scent of Dreft, and the world is wonderful and hard...

How Am I Celebrating Black History Month with My Children

  Black History Month is here, which means it is time to teach my children about their history. Let me fix that statement. Black History...

Don’t Touch My Child’s Hair!

Seriously, do not touch my child’s hair. I know this seems like a very petty statement, but it is truly how I feel. My...

The {Life-Changing} Mantra Every Mom Needs to Embrace

Dear frazzled mom who needs this right now: I see you and I know what you need. It’s the mom-life mantra I have embraced...

Tips for Starting (and Keeping) a Gratitude Journal

  Keeping a gratitude journal provides benefits not just for the grateful but for those around them as well. And while many of us have...

On Becoming a Person Again :: Taking Care of You After...

My last baby turns a year old on Thursday. A quick calculation tells me that of the last 81 months, I have been pregnant...

Parental Control Only Goes So Far, Better Learn That Lesson Early

This is really in response to a blog post I read not long ago.... I think it was another organic vs non-organic foods for...