Rock Bottom for Moms

As I sit here writing the last chapter of my book about Rock Bottom for Moms, I’m thinking of all the women out there who’ve hit their rock bottom during motherhood like me. I’m thinking about their mom guilt. Mom’s feel guilty about not being the mom they want to be. That their rock bottom moment […]

Coming to You From Boston

Here I am, in my new life. My newly designed life. Not exactly as planned. But I’m thinking outside the box. We all make plans, right? Where to go to school, what to do for a living, who we want to spend our time with.  Then plans change.  The pandemic has changed the trajectory of my […]

The Map of Our Lives Keeps Changing

The rules keep changing. We get our footing and then it’s pulled out from under us again. Of course you’re upset. Of course you’re unmotivated. Of course you’re more irritable than you “should” be. This is hard. You’re grieving. You’re lonely. You’re missing connection. You’re missing people. You’re missing physical touch. And you’re not sure […]

Ditch the Mom Guilt

Today I sat at the park and journaled while the kids played. ⁠ ⁠ I ditched the “should.” ⁠ ⁠ I “should” go over there and play with them or push them on the swing. I “should” be a more involved mom. I “should” be more engaged. ⁠ ⁠ But who’s voice was I hearing? […]

Isolated Monster Mom

It’s here, my newest guide for you. We’ve been living in unprecedented times. I’m so sick of that phrase! But, it’s true. We’ve been doing the mom thing during a pandemic, and we’ve never had to do that before. You’ve been feeling crappy and losing your cool a lot more often than before. I’ve compiled […]

I miss hugs

Human Touch.⁠⁠ I remember when I was newly widowed. That first year I was lucky to have such amazing support from my family and close friends. ⁠⁠I got hugs and cuddles daily from my toddler and newborn. But obviously something was missing. ⁠⁠ I remember going to see my osteopath and getting a treatment. He […]