Once upon a time my friend Catia asked me to contribute to her Courage to Become series. To be honest, I struggled writing this piece. She wanted me to share a story on how I blazed my own trail despite fear and doubt so I could become the woman I was meant to be. I… Continue reading The Courage to Become
Once upon a time I whined on the internet about how hard adulting was. I cried to cyber space about paying bills and driving mini vans and lost my mind with excitement over the new grocery store across the street. Yes, those are all realities of adulting, but the truth is everything I complained about… Continue reading Farewell crazy ass 2016
You guys. I’m like a school girl right now giddy with excitement. When the opportunity to write a guest piece for Little and Mighty came about, I was like hell to the yea!! This blogging world is a funny thing. So many rules on what to do and how to be awesome. A world of… Continue reading Little & Mighty Guest Blog – Live Loud Live Wild
Adulting is hard. This was my very first piece published by Austin Moms Blog and while I wrote it from a light hearted, make you laugh at the silliness of life perspective, I’ve come to realize so much more encompasses the struggles of adulting. Adulting is sometimes so much more than hard. It’s effing intense.… Continue reading Austin Moms Blog – Adulting is Hard
Today at the zoo my son saw a prosthetic leg for the first time. Here is the convo that followed his observation: Rory: Mama look! Is that a robot leg??? Me: ……… Rory: Mama is it???? Me: *sweating* My internal dialogue: Shit, he’s pointing at this woman and calling her a robot. She hates me.… Continue reading Mama is that a robot leg?
It’s week 7 of The Mother Blog’s #MotherhoodMonday series and this weeks topic is all about the motherhood mindset. Definition: the established set of attitudes held by someone. So basically the building blocks of who I am. The things in my brain that explain why I live life the way I do. Why I mother… Continue reading Motherhood Mindset
I gave birth to a fierce tiny human. Actually, she was pretty fierce in utero, but she most definitely entered the world ready to take charge and be heard. She’s this tiny itty bitty thing, but so full of spunk and tenacity. Fearless and brave. Independent and willful. Determined and wild. While I love every… Continue reading Raising a Fierce Daughter
Last week I experienced an actual mommy war. This means I literally messaged back and forth with a mom who strongly dislikes many of the things I do as a mother. This mom isn’t a stranger either. We went to college together, attended football games, frat parties, had sleepovers, you name it. There was most… Continue reading Make love not war