Theoretically, a gift with so many parts and pieces should have been a hit.
Not so long ago I agonized over whether I could do these things, not just be a mom, but to be a good mom, at all hours of the day and night and no matter what the situation required from me.
Why can’t he relax and have fun? What’s so great about me, anyway?
Sometimes I wish I had been warned that motherhood is the ultimate exercise in letting go.
It’s another one of those parenting moments. The ones where I have to choose which Mommy I’m going to be.
Who says we can't take a 2-year-old and a 7-month-old out to dinner?
You have a toddler, don't you? I can tell by the slightly crazed, exhausted look in your eyes.
You'll always know, dear, how much I love you. Because I'll tell you every day.
Sometimes, I marvel at the irony of its smallness, wondering how a hand so small can hold so much.
While I certainly collected my fair share of business cards, the restaurant industry ended up prepping me for my current position in ways I never saw coming…