Motherhood is teaching me a lot about my human-hood. And it hurts. I face off against the frayed and tasseled ends of my patience and goodness every time my voice shouts too loud, or when my son's unexplainable need to fish in the toilet stirs up my ugly, unreasonable side. I don't like that girl … Continue reading How to feel like a good mom when you tuck yourself in
Perhaps it's an act of rebellion against my newfound health sensibilities. Or perhaps I'm simply craving summer. Either way, being the impractical chef that I am, I baked lemon cookies with all the sugar today. I've been wanting something light and sweet, and lemon-anything always fits the bill. I was running low on coconut oil … Continue reading It’s Finally Summer(ish) Lemon Cookies
"Don't wait to be the Mom or Dad you want to be for your child. Why are you waiting? Why am I waiting? Our kids need us to be that person now. Let's at least try."
Everyone always talks about how toddler years are so hard. And I feel it. But there are so many precious, wonderful, adorable things that happen now, things that will end and never happen again: the way they're learning to talk, their tiny voices, the way they extract joy from the simplest experiences. There is so … Continue reading You’re Two and I Love It: 50 favorite things about my toddler