Tag: motherhood

Going to Therapy Makes Me a Better Mom

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As moms, we spend a massive amount of our waking hours listening and responding to others. The incoming conversations change over the years, but...

Processing Pain While Mothering

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There are no better performers than moms hiding pain from their children. And I’m a rock star.  And like you, I’m a really a good...

My Postpartum Haze

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As I feel the ache between my legs and on my chest, I am overwhelmed by a sense of lower back pain that tends...

Portland’s 4th of July Events Guide

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One of the best things about how large Portland's tri-county area is the variety of events throughout the year. The 4th of July is...

How Getting a Nose Ring in My 30’s Made Me a...

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I blame it on my nose ring. I always wanted one but never had the guts to pull the trigger and do it. By...

You Can’t Stop Time: One Mom’s Journey to Accepting that Babies...

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I watched my wobbly, big-eyed baby toddle towards me. Her arms outstretched, she fell into my arms. She handed me a board book and...

Do What Works Parenting: Feeding Your Family

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This is part of our Do What Works (DWW) Parenting Series. To read the rest of the posts in the series, click here. There are few...

Do What Works Parenting: Pregnancy and Birth

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Parenting is flooded with acronyms; CIO, RIE, BLW, EBF, and on and on. I’ve been a mom for almost ten years now, and the...

Why I’m Not a Hot Mess Mom (and Neither Are You)

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Since you’re reading a self-proclaimed mom blog, it’s safe to assume you're familiar with the stereotypical mom “types” you might find on something like...

Ghosting? Nope. It’s Called “Motherhood”

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A few weeks ago, I sent a text message to a friend with a few questions about an upcoming gathering. A couple of days...