How I Learned Not to be a Sanctimommy: Five Phases of Motherhood

I have been every kind of mom. I’ve been the mom who didn’t want to make a big deal over a first birthday, and the mom who has stayed up until 3am making Pinterest-inspired cakes. I’ve been the mom who stressed over every cough and rash, and I’ve been the meh-there’s-no-fever-you’ll-be-fine mom. I’ve been theContinue reading “How I Learned Not to be a Sanctimommy: Five Phases of Motherhood”

What looks like bad parenting…

The kids and I were leaving their daycare, and just like other days since the weather changed, when all other children across this fine country are donning fleece-lined coats, my kids flat out refused to wear their coats.  Just like other days since they began refusing I replied with a heavy sigh and a  “let’sContinue reading “What looks like bad parenting…”