This Is 36

This Is 36

36 is waking up in the middle of a global pandemic and trying not to lose your shit every single day. 36 is learning more about yourself but still feeling as clueless as you were at 25. 36 is still calling your mom because you still don’t sew and your kid needs...
I Still Love Mom Jeans

I Still Love Mom Jeans

Many moons ago, I told you all about my love for mom jeans. They suck everything in. The bulges and pouches and stretch marks and that skin flap over my double c-section scar. I still keep a pair of mom jeans in my drawer for a night out on the town, or more likely,...
Working Moms, A Pandemic, and Mental Health

Working Moms, A Pandemic, and Mental Health

A few months ago, I woke up with a feeling of dread and deep sadness in my chest. My alarm had gone off at its usual time, 4:30 am, so I could have some alone time before my husband and the kids woke up. Even my alone time felt sad, and it’s usually the part of my day...
You Are More Than Just A Mom

You Are More Than Just A Mom

You are more than just a mom. Why is that so hard to remember lately? It’s hard to remember you’re more than a mom while living through a pandemic. It’s hard to remember when the baby wakes you up for the fifth time in four hours and all you want is a little sleep....