Tag Archives: motherhood

Health

You might look at me and not think of me as the picture of health.  I don’t know exactly how much I weigh, because I don’t own a scale, but I do know that I wear anywhere between an XL … Continue reading

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Be Like Him. Please.

I am a mother and I am a writer.  I want my kids to live their lives.  I want them to grow and learn and make mistakes and find joy.  I want all of that to happen without worrying about … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough

Some days are hard.  You might be able to say why.  You might not have the slightest clue why.  It doesn’t really matter.  Hard is hard.  And, let it be known that your hard, my hard, his hard, everyone’s hard … Continue reading

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All Kinds in Every Group

I remember a college professor who told us about a convention he had gone to.  They sat six teachers at each table.  In the center of the table were sheets of stick on labels.  Everyone was asked to write words … Continue reading

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Leave My Body Alone!

I was just reading a news article and one of the recommended articles on the side of the page was titled, “Fix Creepy Skin.”  The picture of creepy skin that they showed was someone’s knee.  The person’s leg was straightened … Continue reading

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Yes, I DO Have To Talk About This

Let me start by saying that I agree that talking about sexual assault is hard.  I get that.  I really do.  It’s not fun reading about someone waking up in an emergency room to find out she was used sexually by someone she … Continue reading

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My Village

We’ve all heard that it ‘takes a village,’ right?  Well, what does that really mean? I used to think it referred to raising children. I mean that’s not a bad guess.  Raising kids is not an easy task.  It takes … Continue reading

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