Early Obedience as Tyranny

Yes, Mom, I do actually say “No,” to my toddler. Still, I struggle to know how much and when and where to say no.

Re: focus

I learn to focus on different joys in life.

Refusing Guilt

Parenting guilt is everywhere, even in fried chicken. I digress. Apparently the French know better.

Everything to Prove

Since the toddler’s birth (almost two years ago now!) I’ve had a lot of difficulty in feeling like I was doing well in motherhood.

RE: SAHM Rationale

Recently read Tiffany Dufu’s Drop the Ball and a few things caused me to think about more things than I could squeeze into an Instagram caption.

Good Enough

When I was in teacher’s college, a speaker told us that to be the best teacher, we had to settle for mediocrity. Sounds terrible, right?