Coming to you this Mother's Day with something that has nothing to do with the usual themes (ie women, sports, body image, enoughness). We'll return to our regularly scheduled program next time. For now, enjoy my reflections on motherhood this Mother's day.In a nutshell, this sh*t is hard. If you're right here with me and … Continue reading Mother’s Day Bonus Episode: We are their sunshine
Write the most honest thing you know how to write about something shitty that happened to you, even if (especially if) that shitty thing wasn't actually earth-shatteringly tragic. Vomit up all the words and then revise them so many times you don't know if anything you wrote makes sense or is even remotely good but … Continue reading If you want to know what it feels like to get naked in public….
I was catching up with an old friend over the phone recently. "You have everything together," she remarked. I nearly choked. "What!?" According to Facebook and my blog, apparently I look like I know what I'm doing. The truth is, I'm making everything up as I go along. One of the greatest shocks of my … Continue reading Real moms, real stories
They say there are no dumb questions. They are wrong. (Side note: Who are they??) There are, in fact, many dumb questions. I know because I ask them more often than Kim Kardashian posts a selfie. In the spirit of conscious parenting and minimizing the urge to stab myself with a Lego, I’ve composed a … Continue reading There is Such Thing as a Dumb Question
I am thrilled to have had the chance to interview Mandi Castle for the second installment of my new series, where I interview moms with big, scary, sexy fitness goals. Mandi is a 37 year-old married mom of two, ages five and nine, living in Dallas. She recently published her first novel, Dear Stephanie, (which btw, I cannot … Continue reading Featured Fit Mom: Mandi Castle