Me, Mommy

Mom-Friend Dating

I have my girls. The ones I can call or text anytime. The ones I can send a strange emoji and they know exactly how I'm feeling. We can go 4 hours or 4 days or 4 weeks without talking and it's ok. They know me and still love me, for that, they are my… Continue reading Mom-Friend Dating

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Fall Thoughts

Fall thoughts? Thoughts about Fall? Thoughts I currently have and it happens to be Fall? Whatever it is… here it goes. Burrito Mode I'm so excited for a break from the record heat. I can finally breathe. I can actually exit my house without instasweat. My toes are wiggling with joy. That said, burrito mode… Continue reading Fall Thoughts

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Dear Mama, Keep on Hiking

We were on a family hiking trip. As usual, I packed a "just-in-case" backpack. There was a chance of rain, so I also had the kids' rain jackets hooked through each side of the bag and an umbrella dangling from my wrist. I thought nothing of it all…until a woman walked by us on the… Continue reading Dear Mama, Keep on Hiking

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Mom Notes

To the mom rushing in late with wet hair, dragging quickly dressed kids and trailing muffin crumbs, you're my kind of girl. To the mom juggling a kid in each arm, an overstuffed backpack, a toy in her mouth and balancing a cup of coffee, I've been there, let's talk.  To the mom yelling across… Continue reading Mom Notes

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When I Close My Eyes

When I close my eyes, I see us dancing. You, small and chunky and nuzzled safely in my arms. Swaying, just the two of us, all afternoon to the sound of my singing. Then I open them to find you showing me some new dance moves you learned from your friends. I see you, now… Continue reading When I Close My Eyes

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A Mama’s Day Off

The title might have thrown you off, it seems like a concept found only in a movie or maybe the deep corner of our mind.  The corner we sometimes curl up in when things get really crazy. You know, the place we visit daily.  A day off.  What would I do with a day off?… Continue reading A Mama’s Day Off

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Let’s Figure This Out Together

Dear Firstborn,  I failed a lot with you, I still do. I did a lot right too. I hope those good things, the ones I'm proud of, are the things that flood your mind when you think back to this time. This time of growing so fast I can't hold on hard enough. This time… Continue reading Let’s Figure This Out Together