Month: August 2016

Halfway …

Am I halfway to my goal, or am I halfway done?  It’s a matter of how you look at things…On September 10, 2016, my son will be six months old.  He’s halfway to one, and I’m halfway to a year of exclusively breast feeding.  This post is not to gloat by any means, it’s more about not giving up. My… Read more →

What makes you, you…

Sometimes, I feel like in America, we stress too much on what you “do”, instead of who you are, in defining ourselves.   We are questioned from practically the time we can speak, into wondering what we will be when we grow up.  Will we be like our parents, will we try something new?  At the end of the day, what… Read more →


I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “constants”, things that make us feel like ourselves, grounded, safe.  I think I’ve discussed this with my sister  Tamara as well, or maybe she even wrote about it, but it’s been on my mind alot.  Interestingly enough, I’m learning that they happen from day 1 through watching my child grow. His changing table. … Read more →

I’m a mother

I’m a mother.  I say it to myself, I even say it out loud, but sometimes it doesn’t even feel real?!  I created a human??? I have a child?? A living, breathing, eating creature who counts on me every. single. day.??!!!  I wonder if it will ever feel real, probably in some ways yes, and others no…..The gift of creating… Read more →