Tag: friends

Celebrating Friendsgiving: A Tradition for Chosen Family

Here we are, on the cusp of the holiday season. For many, these next two months will be filled with making memories with extended...

Redeeming the Mom Birthday

"While I realize that there’s nothing quite like the birthday parties of our youth, I don’t think that as adults we have to sacrifice a good birthday celebration for our growing number of children and gray hairs."

Friends Saved Me From the Brink: Lessons in Showing Up

Those mom friends who cleaned my house? They saved me from the brink. They kept me from sinking deep. We need to show up, moms. Our acts of kindness may be what our friends need to breathe another day. Let’s show up together.

{Spreading Mama Love} Why I Won’t Put Myself In Your Shoes

Yes, you - precious mom friend trying to hold it together today. Yes, you - my other dear pal trying to balance life without kiddos. You both are so special to me. We all have so much in common, and yet so much not in common. No worries, my lovelies, I will not pretend to know what it is like to be you, I will not pretend that I know what it’s like to be in your shoes. For the sake of our autonomy as women, I cannot. I will not.