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There is No “Just” in Adoption

The next time someone says, “you can just adopt”, feel free to kindly remind them that adoption is much harder than one would ever guess.

It’s Time to Redefine “Mom Hair”

To me, mom hair means hair that is way too long and far too neglected. I have not had a haircut since before my second child was born.

Lost and Found

Learning to find my way home when I was lost, has allowed me to teach my three children that they, too, can go wherever they want to.

When There’s Hate, Remember Love is Stronger

“Hate isn’t new,” he calmly stated. “Cameras are new. This has always happened. And it’s always been wrong. But now more people know about it. More people see it happening. It empowers us to work harder at ending it.”

She Was More than A Friend…She Was My Soul Sister

Four years ago, I spent a very rainy Friday afternoon in a temple sitting with other mourners as I listened to a rabbi say beautiful things about a friend I knew…

This Womb is Closed for Business

This womb is closed for business. Done. Over it. That ship has sailed. My port is closed. How many more ways do I need to say it?

5 Things You Should Never Say To A Mom Expecting Twins

I can list the number of thoughtless remarks I received during my singleton pregnancy three years ago, but I’ve already lost count of the ones I’ve gotten this time around.

Feeling Safe is the End Game

An anxious child worries about everything—but you don’t necessarily know that. But as a mom, it's your job to make sure that your child is feeling safe...

Mom Radar is Real and It’s Freaking Me Out

Mom radar is real and it’s freaking me out. I swear my child has some sixth sense that tells her when I look too comfortable because she wakes up EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

What It Really Means to Love “Like a Mother”

Loving like a mother is simply defined by the object of that love. When you love someone unconditionally, you love like a mother.