To The Childless Mothers

Yesterday our nation recognized Mother’s Day. Mothers tend to be a uniting factor that we can all relate to and a day of appreciation for a lifetime of self-sacrifice (and worrying) is a pittance for the life, love and nurture these women provide. As a newer mother I find myself reflecting on what it means…

Tips For Surviving Sick Toddlers, When You Feel Like Crap

Mama said there’d be days like this… Days without an easy button and long nights with wet cheeks, runny noses and clinging arms. This week has been rough, and it’s only Tuesday. During hot yoga Sunday morning about halfway through the class I thought, “I’m feeling a little off. Definitely sluggish. Achy? Oh crap! Am…

Un-slumping Yourself Is Not Easily Done

In Where’s the F*#king Map? I wrote about breaking down the concept of identity with the goal of finding a more fulfilling version of self and purpose distinct from motherhood, relationship, family and friendship- all important endeavors on their own. This is that selfish, sacred space that is just for me. Across my peers this…