By Jennifer Savage. There are days I look at my children and wonder just how I became their mother.
By Sarah Grecula. When you join the league of mothers, you will be greeted with this piece of advice; take care of yourself.
By Sara Farmer. A mom writes a letter to her daughter who has passed away.
By Brianna Randall. I think sometimes about total freedom. About non-attachment. About lightness and fullness, and the space between.
By Julia Arnold. An open letter of apology to all those she judged before she had her own kids.
By Tara of YKIHAYHT. You tell yourself that one of these days you will get your stuff together.
By Jennifer Savage. We had gone from a place of deep trust just minutes before with my fingers in her hair, listening to her tell me about her day to me on my knees detailing all the ways I take care her while she shivered and cried, wrapped in a towel, in front of me.
By Megan Cottrell. There are so many big things when you're a parent: how you're going to discipline your kid, what you're going to feed them, where and how and when they sleep, where they'll go to school, if you'll raise them to believe in God or Buddha or the great spaghetti monster.
Mamalode awarded “Notable Special Issues of 2012” for our CAPACITY issue.
While walking with great-grandpa to the park, smoke fills the air, cinders fall from the sky in a forest-fire sunset. We shouldn’t be out, but can’t sit inside where grandma’s …