mom journey Tag Archive

  • Some Motherly Advice

    A few posts ago I asked you to share the best “mom” advice you have received, and I promised to share some “mom” wisdom of my own. So here it is! This isn’t the most important advice I ever received. And it’s not the most life changing or even that profound. But it is one piece of […]

  • You Won’t Believe What I Wanted for Mother’s Day

    My girls were one and and three when my hubby asked what I wanted for Mother’s Day. I remember looking at him–hesitating–wondering if I would really say out loud the answer exploding inside my exhausted head. I tried to think of a more acceptable answer–a mani/pedi maybe, or a Kohl’s gift card, or a piece […]

  • I Don’t Want to Be the Evil Queen

    One of my favorite things about being a mom of little ones was having an excuse to watch Disney movies again. My girls were the perfect ages when Toy Story and The Lion King came out. Woody and Jessie, Mufasa and Simba and Nala moved right into our home and became part of our family. […]

  • Sometimes I Confuse the BEST with the REST

    You know my story. Because it’s your story, too, only your details are different. Here’s my version: I was a new teacher and a new mom. I was the yearbook adviser (fun!) and the school newspaper adviser (fun!) and the National Honor Society adviser (more fun!). I was working on my master’s degree (a good […]

  • Sometimes I Stand in the Rain

    This is my purple polka-dot umbrella. My friend Jason gave it to me for Christmas a few years back, and I think he must have paid a million dollars for it because this umbrella is indestructible. Strong winds have turned it inside out more times than any umbrella should be. Yet the little metal extender […]