When I joined the local mom’s group almost ten years ago, I had no idea what lay ahead in the next decade. Becoming a mother turned my world completely upside down, as I learned an entirely new way of being. Thankfully connecting with other women in various stages of this journey called motherhood helped tremendously. […]
Today marks the fifth week since my kids have gone to school. What the teachers cutely call distance learning, I refer to as: Involuntary Homeschooling. Maybe because it reminds me of my years working in Community Mental Health when we involuntarily committed patients against their will during a crisis. Putting the involuntary into homeschooling Homeschooling […]
When I was a brand new mother trying to navigate a world ruled by feedings, diaper changes, and growth spurts, I felt like I was drowning. Deep down I believed there was some secret, some formula, some checklist that I hadn’t yet gotten my hands on. Once found, it would make this mothering thing a bit more magical. And a lot less terrifying. I was wrong.