8 Things I Never Understood About My Mother — Until Now

When it comes to motherhood, it’s hard to say who shapes who more — the mother or the child. And even though moms parent with varying moments of warmth, understanding, rigidity, and spontaneity, devotion remains at the heart of each and every one. But mom’s unconditional love doesn’t mean her methods are always easily understood. […]

Me Before Kids: Somebody That I Used to Know

Here I am at 20. Wow, who was that girl? As I sit behind my computer staring at this image of my former self, I feel as though I’m writing about a girl I used to know, a former best friend perhaps that I somehow drifted away from. The girl in the picture was a […]