Category Archives: imperfection

Things I Want To Tell My Pregnant Friends

A few of my mom friends were chatting about pregnant women the other day (everyone I know is pregnant. Everyone.)¬†and we were talking about how when we see first-time pregnant women we all kind of smile and nod and say … Continue reading

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Love is a Choice

Over the past 19+ months, I’ve been surprised both with how easily motherhood has come to me, and how difficult it’s been to adjust to this new-ish role at the same time. For instance, I thought I would fall in … Continue reading

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Traumatized Before We Even Began (Adventures in Potty Training)

Me (via text): I traumatized Clara today. Call me when you have a chance. Tim calls me a while later. Tim: What’s wrong?! Lisa: Well, we got Clara’s big girl potty today in the mail, so I thought I would … Continue reading

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Feeling some (messy) things, thinking some (messy) things.

It’s so easy to think of things that aren’t going well at any given moment.  I will be the first to admit that I get lost in my thoughts of what I want to improve and how I want to … Continue reading

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I thought motherhood would make me feel less confident, but I’ve found the opposite to be true.

One of the unanticipated side effects of motherhood has been newly found confidence. Not that I wasn’t confident before, but motherhood has grown my confidence exponentially. I think it’s because I’m finally an expert in something. I mean, I may … Continue reading

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