Earlier this summer, I bought a beautiful potted plant. It was everything my gardening mama told me to look for in a flower combo—the thriller, the . . .
"It is better to be loved than admired. It is better to be truly known and seen and taken care of by a small tribe than adored by strangers . . .
You know how the day before you're scheduled for a haircut, you can't do a thing with your hair? Turns out the same holds true for moms the day . . .
We all know there's a lot of hype around Mother's Day but, let's face it, Sunday is probably going to be like any other day for us childbearers. The . . .
Last Friday, our youngest went to the emergency room after falling and thwacking her head on our hardwood floor. It was a true parenting fail kind of . . .
On Monday, I had the honor of speaking to a local Mothers of Preschoolers group on the topic of friendship. If I had any doubts that my talking points . . .
Clearing out my phone messages the other day, I found this text chain with my neighbors the night before Winnie was born. About a month earlier, we . . .
A year ago this month, I was dumped by a close friend. Not a gradual fading of friendship which often happens amid changing circumstances, a physical . . .
This weekend was my favorite. The weather was perfect, the schedule was light, and the children were agreeable. While Graham took the kids to . . .
My family just returned from a week-long vacation in South Carolina where we explored new places and reconnected with loved ones. For several days, we . . .