Gearing up for Mother’s Day Weekend – one of the rare weekends of the year that is all about you, mom – we naturally reflect on our journeys into motherhood… and realize all that we really do for our kids. The sleepless nights, cold coffees, the extra 20 pounds we carry around our midsections… we’ve … Don’t stop here – read more!
Jane Austen wrote, in Pride and Prejudice, “we don’t suffer by accident.” We aren’t in control… and as in control of your life as you may feel sometimes, the exact opposite may be true… As little girls (and I’m sure little boys too), we imagine what our lives will look like when we are all grown … Don’t stop here – read more!
A mother would have been always present. A mother would have been a constant friend; her influence would have been beyond all other.” – Northanger Abbey. This is my mom. Isn’t she beautiful? A candid moment captured at my wedding. She has her granddaughter in her arms and her own mother looking across the table … Don’t stop here – read more!
“Pictures of perfection make me sick and wicked.” – Jane Austen through personal correspondence …This post was meant to be about allowing ourselves to fail, and how important that is – how there is reason in our failures – as much or more than in our successes. Thomas Edison “failed” creating the light bulb 10 … Don’t stop here – read more!
A year ago today, I was laying in a hospital bed with my arms wrapped around my belly. The contractions were coming every 10 minutes and I knew today would be the day. I was unusually calm. I had seen enough moms roll through the Antepartum Unit, and I remember that feeling of panic that … Don’t stop here – read more!