Reflections from an introverted mom

2019-02-20T16:42:20-05:00February 20th, 2019|

I’m telling you now, because no one warned me 6 years ago: Being a mom while also being an introvert is hard! #MomConfession

My father-in-law is dying.

2019-02-19T15:32:13-05:00February 19th, 2019|

My father-in-law is dying. My father-in-law with the kindest eyes and the incredible memory cataloging all of life's moments. My husband's dad. My kids' Opa.

You were someone before you were a mom

2019-01-22T01:05:28-05:00January 22nd, 2019|

So much of my identity now is being a mom to my son... but as the quote reads “You were someone before you were their mom. And that person MATTERS."

Why I say my child’s name {my miscarriage story}

2018-12-06T00:28:08-05:00December 6th, 2018|

I walked out of the bathroom that evening, pregnancy test in hand. Everything seemed to be falling into place for us... Fast forward 4 weeks, the baby was gone.

The busy mom’s guide to surviving the holidays

2018-11-27T13:18:46-05:00November 27th, 2018|

"I think as mothers we have this crazy expectation that we need to do everything {unrealistic!}, and even more so during the busy bustle of the holidays." #truth

Depression and the new me.

2018-11-13T18:14:39-05:00November 13th, 2018|

"People think depression is something you can just snap your fingers at, think positive thoughts and will get better." CityMom Danielle shares her struggle with depression and becoming a 'new me.'

My Year of Yes

2018-11-05T22:21:08-05:00November 5th, 2018|

I decided that if an opportunity presented itself to me, no matter how afraid I was, I would try. This was my Year of Yes.

I was a really good mom yesterday.

2018-10-23T19:28:26-05:00October 23rd, 2018|

Old men have their high school football glory days, and moms have last week when everyone brushed their teeth and no one had their clothes on inside out. But we're all good moms.

Can we talk about mom guilt for a sec?

2018-10-16T21:19:44-05:00October 16th, 2018|

Mom guilt is a hell of a feeling: Putting yourself first or feeling as though you aren’t doing enough are the nightmares that keep us mommas awake at night.