Sub Menu

Passionate About the Community
and the Moms Who Live Here

Tag Archives | motherhood

competitive-mothering

The Competitive Mothering Experience

As my journey into motherhood has progressed, I have become acutely aware of the judgement zones that exist across various categories of moms. Breastfeeding versus not; baby-wearing versus not; screen-time versus none. I guess I expected to encounter those issues. What I didn’t plan on encountering is the competitive mothering landscape that exists within the […]

Continue Reading 0
Social Media 1

Social Media: Don’t Assume You Know Me by What I Post

I have a confession to make: my actual life looks nothing like my social media posts. I’m pretty sure yours doesn’t either. I’ve posted plenty of pictures of my daughters hugging and looking like they’re having the time of their lives. What you don’t see is how, five minutes before, they had been screaming bloody […]

Continue Reading 0
entertaining kids while flying

Travel Toys: How to Entertain Young Kids While Flying Across the Country

I recently had the pleasure of flying across the country with my 4.5-year-old son, M.J., and my 14-month-old daughter, C. I wasn’t at all worried about the big kid. The 4-year-old was happy as a clam to have extra iPad time. Audio books, Legos and his excitement and delight over his first time flying made […]

Continue Reading 0
Thoughtful woman staring into the sunset

Reflecting Upon Inadequacy, Life Balance, and Being Good Enough

I often ask myself if I’ve been good enough or if we have enough to make it through the day. Was dinner good enough or did my lackluster cooking skills leave my children’s tummies begging for more? Did I do enough laundry? Is the bathroom clean enough? Did I put the kids to bed early […]

Continue Reading 2