I am not super mom. I do not have any stronger resilience or power than any other mom. I am the mom who let her son get hit by a truck.read more
Here’s an idea: if you see a mom who is struggling in public, instead of gawking is horror, help. Help her, for goodness sake!
What grieves my heart is what I have seen and heard time and time again by people responding to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile (and all those proceeding) – “I am withholding my judgment until I hear the facts”.read more
This month was a special one. June is the month of our wedding anniversary, but that always seems to fall in the shadow of another important day. Two out of our five kids, #1 and #4, share the same birthday. They are exactly 9 years apart! While I certainly didn't...read more
How many times have you uttered the words, "I just need a break!"? How often have you felt like the onslaught of challenges, hard times, sleepless nights, and frustration was an endless battle that you were doomed to never win? I know I have felt this way more times...read more
After weeks of sickness in our home, I am freaking exhausted. Life doesn’t care if your kids are up all night. I realized something that has changed the way I forever want to approach my exhaustion-induced frustrations while caring for my suffering children…read more