Tag: motherhood

Virtual New Parent Group

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This group provides a weekly forum for parents/caregivers to join together in community and learn with and from one another about intentional, attentive caregiving...

What Kind of Mom Will I Be Today?

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While emptying the dishwasher this morning I began planning the daily juggle of distance learning, work, and household chores. I began wondering... what kind of...

From Joy to Terror: The Emotional Toll of a High Needs...

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Raising kids is hard. They reveal areas needing growth, challenge us to the very core, trigger past trauma, and threaten our sanity every day.  Then...

Show Up for Yourself to Show Up for Your Kids

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Self-Care Secrets: Grounding rituals Self-care is both a simple system of prioritizing yourself and yet a radical act of self-empowerment. Self-care often requires us to...

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...