Mothers Can Be More Than Mothers

“If you are a working Mom or Dad who feels like you get no time for yourself, and you are just joining everyone else in the daily grind with no joy or meaning, incorporate something you are passionate about into your life. Instead of watching Netflix at night, do something that makes you feel good….

I Just Kept Writing

The why I got started doing something I love will always trump the how. To start, I had to get close to my all-time low to realize several things.   I realized I would rather take the risk than be in danger of a stoic life.   I would rather model courage for my kids…

To the Good Single Dads From a Single Mom

You single dads may feel stupid for treating your ex so well when so many men don’t. But you are not stupid. You are amazing. It’s hard, really hard. Men need to cut all ties when moving on from a relationship and you can’t do that when you are a parent. At least not if…

I Didn’t Stay For The Kids

“There are times when I feel like the luckiest woman alive to have this man as my children’s father, and there are also moments when I wonder how I stayed so long, and there are times when he wonders how he lived with someone like me. But that shit doesn’t matter anymore because now our…

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…