• Let’s Get Political.

    Welp. Here goes. How often do you scroll social media and see a post that looks something like this: “I usually try to avoid politics but…” or “I am not one to share anything political usually…” Because talking politics has…

  • Faith over FOMO

    I was out on a mid-morning walk with my girls, one that either morphs into hours of outside time exploring OR ends in tears & tantrums. Usually the latter.  But we do it almost everyday, because I need it and…

  • We are enough for our kids

    One Saturday morning I was snuggling with my toddlers on the couch watching cartoons and in rolled the repetitive ABC Mouse commercials that I had come to loathe. A parent came on the commercial to rave about how this online…

  • We’ve lost our knowing

    Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash I am not a scientist, a doctor or an epidemiologist. I am not a government official or a school administrator.  I have but a sliver of knowledge on how a virus actually works, what the medical field…

  • Honor the Emotions, Consider the Wound.

    I am committed to walking into pain. To leave my armor of privilege at the door. To honor the wounds of others. To stand for those who need me, no matter what inconvenience or discomfort it brings. It is the…

  • Paralyzed by COVID Confusion

    If I wear a mask to the store and live in fear, I am a sheep. Get your head out of the sand, they say.  The Government is trying to control you, they say.  This is a hoax. If I…

  • Amazon Finds for Littles

    Hi Mamas of littles! This is just a quick list of things I have used over the years as I have worked from home with my small children (4 & 2), which I know feels like the most impossible task…

  • Working From Home WITH Littles

    Interruptions every 5 minutes.  Homeschooling. Sibling fighting. Diaper changing. Butt wiping. WHINING, OH THE FREAKING WHINING. Everything feels like a constant crisis. Oh and you are supposed to be working full time too right now? Riggggghht.  Those of you in…

  • The Not So Selfless Mom

    I go on a run or walk every single day.  It is often the only uninterrupted solitude I have and some days I have to fight to keep it. This morning, my 4 year old woke up too early to…

  • When Quarantine Stops Feeling Cute

    Today I raged on my kids.  On my husband. On my dog. I’ve opened a bottle of wine at noon and cried on my couch from the guilt of it all. I am feeling so frustrated. We had been doing…