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What happens when dreams don’t come true?

When I was pregnant with my first child something hit me and it wasn’t just that I’d probably never fit in a size 4 again or that I was about to create human food with my boobs (still amazes me). It hit me that as soon as the baby was born it would no longer…

Mom Hair

The other day I posted a picture of my feet strapped into a pair of new Target sandals. These cute little gladiator spin-offs with a wraparound ankle strap were the first non-athletic shoe purchase I’ve made post-partum. And by post-partum I mean I’m already one whole year into motherhood the second time around (is that…

Scary Mommy = Scared Mommy

My post, Weaning Woes, is going to be published on Scarymommy.com! So cool! While I’m honored that such a popular website chose me, and my words, I’m also so terrified I feel sick (no wait that’s the pregnancy nausea I still have at 17-weeks). Seriously, though, I’m one scared mommy. Before I get into why I’m afraid (and it’s…

Thank You

When I shared my story about surviving childhood sexual abuse, I had no idea that the WordPress Community would wrap their arms around me with the biggest, baddest, virtual hug I have ever received. I had no idea that so many people like me would share their own stories, their pain, and their hope for…

Credible Feast, Incredible Journey

Have you ever believed so strongly that you should do something, say something, or be something that it’s literally all you think about? That’s how I felt once I decided that yes I absolutely wanted to become a mother.  So when it seemed like I couldn’t, I obsessed.  From morning until night, it’s what I…