Tag: Motherhood

The Princess Revolution

And how has this affected my daughter? I was boy-crazy girl who wanted a boyfriend from a ridiculously young age. I wanted to feel beautiful and loved and the fact that I didn't have a real boyfriend until right after graduating from high school was a point of devastating...

The Woman and Mother I Was Created to Be

I am more to my Creator than a wife and a mother. That is not all He sees when He looks at me and, no matter how important and significant those roles are, I don't believe that is all that He has made me to be. I believe that...

Mom Confession: I Don’t Miss the Early Years

No matter the stage, being a parent is still work. Each phase just brings a different kind of work and with each phase of parenthood we have tried to embrace how our roles have changed....

Some Things I’ve Learned in Ten Years of Parenthood

I'm far from wise and I'm sure your kids are not like mine. But maybe if we combine all of the lessons that all of us have learned over the years, we won't have to worry about being handed another parenting book by some well-meaning soul, and that's something...

The Unexpected in My Journey to Motherhood

Now I openly share because I want my daughter to understand just how much she was wanted and that while there are no guarantees in life, I will be there for her regardless of where motherhood takes her. I don't forget that I was one of the lucky ones...