Category Archives: Motherhood

books and babies

In many ways, my relationship with books is new. I have always read, but it wasn’t really  until the past few years that I began to decide to have a personal relationship with books. Before, in graduation school and before … Continue reading

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great women and tragic mothers

I heard a radio interview the other day with an acclaimed woman artist. I can’t remember her name, but I remember her voice. She was British, I think. A big time british artist who at one point in her interview … Continue reading

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mother’s day is…

I used to always want to be a mother, just to be considered part of Mother’s Day. I didn’t really think myself deserving of the “honorable” meanings of the day. No. I think I just wanted someone to celebrate me. … Continue reading

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you don’t have to be rich to do what you love

I heard this in a commercial the other day. “You don’t have to be rich to do what you love.” Hmm. That’s the truth. But I never really thought about that as the truth before. Before, I used to wish … Continue reading

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something domestic

I never really imagined myself as a someday domestic. When I was in college and pursuing my degree in English, I thought I’d be a teacher, or maybe a writer, or maybe PR professional. Honestly I didn’t know what I … Continue reading

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5:30 am

I remember hearing of moms who would wake up at 4:30 am in the morning to do a morning run by 5:30 am. I remember hearing of these women as a single woman and thinking that they were crazy. “How … Continue reading

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so that’s what I look like

Since becoming a mom, I’ve taken countless pictures of my kids. From sitting on the potty to crawling to discovering toes and hands, I’ve got it all covered. But pictures of myself are few and far in between. I am … Continue reading

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how did i ever do this?

I didn’t want to write a post here today. I’m tired. I still have a cold and my toddler just vomited on the sofa I cleaned on Tuesday and I’m tired. Oh, I said that last one already? I’m tired. … Continue reading

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i’m no betty crocker, but….

I am not much of a baking person. I don’t even own a full set of measuring cups. But, I  do enjoying baking. When I was a vegan, I  began to bake a lot, mainly because my diet was so … Continue reading

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“Round, mama”

“Picture, mama.” “Picture, mama,” she says holding the camera with both her small hands. “Picture, mama.” Today, this morning, was supposed to be the day that I get more serious with posting here at the same time each day. “It’s … Continue reading

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