A Letter to My Littles

To my daughters, my little girls, my endless source of joy and frustration:
My biggest hope in life was always to be a mother… But the reality is much messier than I imagined. And louder. And HARDER.

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A Story to Tell

My oldest daughter has recently added a new item to our nightly bedtime routing–telling us a story… As I listen to a new tale each night, I find myself marveling at her imagination. And I wish I could loosen the reins on my inner editor, not worrying about judgement from others, just letting the story tell itself as my children do.

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Finding Your Motivation

Everyone has at least one goal in life, whether it is to become the CEO of a top company or to quit their job and travel the world. Maybe your goal is to finish your degree or to write a book. Whatever it is, you need to find your motivation to achieve it.

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Crawdads, Moms, and a Judgmental World

I recently read Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, a beautiful coming-of-age story about a young girl who grows up in a North Carolina marsh. This book ran me through a gamut of emotions. Anger, hope, admiration, frustration, sorrow, joy. One question I kept circling back to was ‘how can a mother abandon her children’?

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My Favorite Books This Year

Every year it seems that the earth’s journey around the sun gets a little shorter. I swear it was just January and then I made the mistake of blinking, and now it is the middle of December again. So before the new year begins, I thought I’d take a look back at the best books I read in 2018 (some are new, some are older), and share them with you.

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Scheduling a Dream

Confession time. I am lazy. Super lazy. If I could, I would spend the whole day on the couch, watching reruns of Beverly Hills, 90210 and reading as many books as I could get my hands on.

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