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category: motherhood

Dear Charlie

September 16, 2016

Dear Charlie, All I can say is that being YOUR mother has made me grow more than anything else I have ever done, including being Evan’s mother – and here is why. I truly believe that all things which are hard make us strong. And being your brother’s mother was not very hard. He was an […]

Growing Up

March 23, 2015

I’m getting ready for the last Writing Motherhood mini retreat in our monthly series. The theme is Growing Up and it feels so timely. The idea behind Growing Up is capturing the moments of motherhood as a reflection on presence. “The days are long but the years are short,” my husband reminds me. Truth. The […]

I Thought Motherhood Was…

February 24, 2015

At last month’s Writing Motherhood Retreat we wrote and talked about the mother we thought we’d be and where those expectations came from. It was an incredibly sacred 3 hours for us mamas, and I felt like hearing each woman’s stories brought collective healing to our roles as mothers. One of the prompts we worked with was […]

The Mother I thought I’d be… (part 1)

January 29, 2015

So much has been coming up in preparing for the next Writing Motherhood retreat this Saturday. We are going to be working with the prompt: “The mother I thought I’d be…” and it is enough to bring up all of my stuff that has not been voiced yet. I especially need this picture of me and […]