Yesterday, a friend asked how I felt about Mother’s Day. “Do you think of your mother during Mother’s Day typically?” It seemed like a very strange question. Maybe intrusive. Maybe just something out of sheer curiosity from someone who doesn’t understand loss in that way. Still, while the question was strange to think of, the … Continue reading Motherless on Mother’s Day
Not too long ago, I heard of a family that was doubting the need of speech therapy for their young toddler. They were only in the beginning stages, but did not believe it was helping their child. They were considering stopping the therapy altogether. I felt dismayed when I heard this. Yet, I related to … Continue reading Choosing Therapy
Everyone does it, but this is something that I've done for years. I remember distinctly sitting on the couch in my elementary school years, writing in my pink My Melody secret diary. It was New Years Eve, and I told myself that I would always remember what I did in the year, what I learned … Continue reading 2019 Reflections
Prior to parenthood, I had no idea about the toy world. Yes, I knew them as a child who enjoyed them. As an adult, I thought of them as being something that you just give. When I became a parent, the world of toys became something else. Guest author Samara is right on target when … Continue reading Torturous Toys and the Children Who Love Them
In this latest edition of #momlife, we meet Deeksha from India. Deeksha candidly talks about her first-time motherhood experience, and the surprises she encounters. Although she’s on the other side of the globe, her discovery about motherhood is all too relatable! Meet Deeksha, and her self-professed Motherhood Rollercoaster ride: Hi to all moms out there … Continue reading #momlife: Mommyhood is a Rollercoaster!
Parenthood is both difficult and fun - there are trying moments that can test our limits, and there are times where we couldn't see ourselves doing anything else.Then, there are the times that are just so crazy, that we have no choice but to find the humor in it! On this edition of #momlife, we feature … Continue reading #momlife: 5 Tragicomic Moments in Parenting
In this edition, of #momlife, Kate talks about something moms know all too well: Mom Guilt! Accidents happen, but that doesn't stop us from experiencing it. Today, I spent a good portion of the day feeling like the worst mom ever. I’m obviously not the “worst” mom. I don’t neglect my kids, expose them to … Continue reading #momlife: Mom Guilt
What happens when the working mom gets a taste of single motherhood? How did she survive? Does it change her perspective ? Find out what guest author April experienced in her #momlife post! Ever heard of the saying "Behind every successful man, is a woman"? Well in my case, the saying goes the other way … Continue reading #momlife: Roll Switch!
In this edition of a Mommy Story, we meet Sigoni . Finding herself in the most difficult of situations, Sigoni found a way to live a life that she and her son deserved. I used to despise fairy tales, because no matter how much we wanted them to be, they weren’t reality based at all. … Continue reading A Mommy Story: Sigoni
Everyone says that becoming a mother is a life-changing event. The lifestyle changes, the responsibility and the incredible love for another, are common examples of how much of an impact a child can make. In this edition of #momlife, guest author Keira Robilotto discusses other things that we just might have not have expected! When I … Continue reading 5 Surprising Ways Motherhood Changes You