What an Early Miscarriage Really Feels Like

“I go to the bathroom between every patient, wiping obsessively. I’m in a frenzy, wanting so bad to see white on the toilet paper. My eyes work to convince me the red is nonexistent as my heart tries to convince my brain everything will be fine. Why am I not nauseous yet? I was nauseous…

To the Mother I Said I Would Never Be

“Until I figured out the perfect mom is not the best mom. The patient mom is not the fun mom, and the fun mom has a temper. Until I had my kids and realized the mom who doesn’t bake cookies creates the best forts, and the mom who hates to play with her kids loves…

Postpartum thoughts we never say out loud

It is difficult to put into words who we turn into during those early months after not only our first baby, but also our second, third, and fourth too. I want to connect with those of you who have not felt connected before. I want you to know that even though everyone knows about postpartum…

The you before them

You used to be somebody else—someone besides their mom. Ever since you took this role on it’s felt like your only role, but it doesn’t have to be: you can still be that women you were before you had your kids and life took on a brand new shape. You’ll just find that it is a…

Who cares what they think

Imagination, love, heartache, bliss, and passion are just a couple of emotions you should get out of life. At least it would be nice. Sometimes you feel like you aren’t getting any of these things, like you are just accepting the boring flow also known as your life. We all have days like this where…