We Need Paid Leave Because We Shouldn’t Be Building Back Bleeding

We Need Paid Leave Because We Shouldn’t Be Building Back Bleeding

After having my first child, I cried. I cried a lot. There were happy tears, but in the days that followed, there were tears of pain and frustration and confusion. I was leaking, and bleeding, and exhausted. And my sweet baby, he cried too. He cried a lot. Because he wasn’t getting enough to eat…

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“I Did This for Me” – On Motherhood, Dreams, and Bravery

Inside: Inspiration to do something for yourself as a mother and chase your own dreams. This post contains affiliate links. A couple of months ago I was on the phone with my Grandma. I had sent her a copy of my book When Mommy Grows Up and she called to say thank you. In that…

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21 Strong Mother Quotes to Empower and Inspire

Inside: Strong mother quotes to pick you up when you’re feeling down and remind you that you are crushing motherhood! This past week I was talking to two moms as we chased our children around playgrounds and soccer fields. In the brief moments of quiet conversation, this is how they described motherhood. One said motherhood…

The Best Busy Mom Water Bottles for Work, Play, and Doing ALL the Things

Inside: 5 best mom water bottles to keep you hydrated this summer while you’re busy chasing goals and chasing kids. I’ve always had a weird relationship with water. And it’s not so much a “weird relationship” as it a tendency to forget to drink it and then try to run around doing a million things,…