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....
This Picture

This Picture

I didn’t see this photo until it appeared on my Timehop 3 years later, on Simon’s birthday yesterday.  Actually, someone probably showed it to me in the recovery room, but that was all a huge blur.  I remember that when they pulled him out of my c-section stomach, he...