“For me, what hasn’t surprised me as a parent is that I have the biggest crush on my daughter. I expected that. I also expected to kiss her hundreds of times daily, even when she has her claws out because she’s not in the best mood. I also expected to want to hold her when she’s sick, feed her when she’s hungry, read to her when she’s bored, and give her water when I’m thinking she’s thirsty (let’s call this parental intuition). I also expected to feel a little sad when she takes a nap or goes to sleep for the night, because I really miss her, but realize that all of us (baby and mom included) could use the break.”Read More
I am a woman and full of wonder, but I am not Wonder Woman...
...There’s power in a body capable of birthing and belting out beloved tunes. There’s power in a woman who does not need men to define her worth but at the same time knows how to love a man, a boy, a girl, herself—that’s for sure.Read More
Walk through any human story and you will find a mom. She may or may not always be a hero. She will always be a warrior.
Face it: birthing, adopting or parenting a child requires courage, fierce devotion, smart allocation of resources, generosity, psychological fortitude, physical strength, financial power, diplomacy, sacrifice—and a host of other admirable traits.Read More