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The Waves of Motherhood

We snuck away for a weekend on the coast last month, and as we were walking along the beach, my son asked why I like the beach so much. I couldn’t put my answer into words. There’s something about sand and waves that always calm my soul. The endlessness of the horizon, the sound of […]

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The Letter I Write Every Day But Will Never Send

Dear darling toddler offspring, Good morning! I’d like for you to know that I have great plans for today. Tons of meal prep, productivity, and smiles! But then my alarm went off, and you’re already begging for breakfast and the episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse in which Mickey saves Santa, which stopped airing December 26th. […]

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What’s wrong with being “that Pinterest mom”?

We’ve all heard of the Pinterest mom: The one who gets weirdly territorial about the cupcakes for the first-grade class party, who throws out words like “tablescape” and “dragée” while the rest of us just smile and nod and avoid eye contact. When I hear someone say “Pinterest mom” aloud there’s always that slightly dismissive […]

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A Mother’s Healing Touch

Maya Angelou once said, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” I don’t remember how old I was when I first woke up from a nightmare and walked into the kitchen in the middle of the night […]

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That’s the Story of Love

In motherhood, we don’t get many quiet moments. I’m beginning to think that’s by design. The incessant busyness keeps us distracted from the unavoidable truth about our children that hides from us in plain sight: year by year, week by week, minute by minute, they are slowly slipping away from us as they march on toward […]

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#CarbsPorVida!

This is me. I eat. I drink. I’ve had two babies. I’ve had fluff around my midsection since adolescence because of my genes. Oh, and because #CarbsPorVida.  Looking at me, you’d never think I’m overweight (I’m not). However, all kinds of charts and calculations say I am. And my pants. Ladies, how many different pairs […]

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