Mama in Training

The Independence Curve

My daughter is getting so intelligent that it’s beginning to pain me. She is no longer the small infant that we goo’ed over not so long ago. I remember when we first brought her home, I would put her swing right next to the couch and just watch her sleep all day long. I held… Continue reading The Independence Curve

EOD Thoughts

EOD Thoughts: 02.09.2021

Motherhood tested me tonight. I had really an overall okay day at work. The day seemed to go by fast, but I was in meetings from 10am to 1230, so days always seem to fly when I have a lot of meetings. Everyday I get off of work and go pick up my daughter from… Continue reading EOD Thoughts: 02.09.2021


Two Years

My daughter turned TWO on January 5th. It’s seems hardly imaginable that that much time has passed since we met her. She’s smart Strong Sassy She’s the funniest kid I know. She wants what she wants when she wants it. She’s beautiful, but her beauty is more than just her long lashes and captive smile.… Continue reading Two Years

Mama in Training

The Soul-Awakening Power of Motherhood

Let's talk about milestones. Watching your child grow and explore their environment has always had such a hold on me. I can't help but feel such a disconnection between the child I was once pregnant with and the child I'm now watching run, talk, and grow. The milestones of pregnancy are amazing,too. One month they're… Continue reading The Soul-Awakening Power of Motherhood

Mama in Training

I’m not always the best mom

I’m not always the best mom Sometimes I raise my voice Sometimes I just want to be left alone Sometimes at 3am I mutter that I’m tired of being a mom Sometimes I don’t pay enough attention Sometimes I would rather go to a restaurant and not have to deal with a child that can’t… Continue reading I’m not always the best mom

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Part I: What We Love About Being a Mom

You may remember that a few weeks back I published a Facebook post with a link to a survey. I asked specifically for moms to help me out with a new blog series I was working on. I got a TON of responses and I think I've finally made enough time to share those results… Continue reading Part I: What We Love About Being a Mom