Tomorrow

Every night, before the melatonin and Gabapentin bring sleep, I tell myself that tomorrow is the day I will do my physical therapy exercises and yoga and meditation. I will strap on my FitBit again, and take 10,000 steps. I will take my son to the kids club at the gym, and avail myself of the […]

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The Goodie Bag Mommafesto

I want to live in a world where we celebrate each other with hugs and cake and silly songs. A world where “I love you” slips easily off the tongue, and “Happy Birthday” is a heartfelt acknowledgement that we are so glad to be friends. I want to live in a world where every child […]

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Pretty Awesome

Do I look pretty? “Yes, you look pretty. So, so pretty.” Here I am with another 3-year old going through that “Pink Phase.” This time around, however, I’ve given in to the pink. I’ve surrendered. I’m encouraging it, even. The first time around, I bought my daughter blue, green, and purple clothes–even black. I urged the […]

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So This Just Happened: Messy, Beautiful Warriors

Mother's Dream Quilt

Mother’s Dream Quilt+Momastery=CarryOnWarrior! I MADE THAT QUILT! I don’t use ALL-CAPS for just anything, so you can trust that I’m excited. And overwhelmed. Pretty much my normal state but enhanced. What’s this all about? That lovely brutiful, messy warrior-mama is Glennon Melton, of Momastery. She is standing next to my friend and colleague C, who […]

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