Housekeeping and Motherhood: Reflections from Our First Foster Care Surprise Visit

Let's talk housekeeping and motherhood. Do you often look around your house wondering what exploded in there and when? Dishes piled in the sink. Dirty clothes piled on the bedroom floor. Toys strewn about everywhere. How about those markers and dirty handprints on the walls? The dust accumulating on the blinds? By the way, when … Continue reading Housekeeping and Motherhood: Reflections from Our First Foster Care Surprise Visit

Farewell Maternity Leave: This Mama’s Anxieties About Returning to Work

My last day of maternity leave is here! How?! It seems like yesterday we were driving home from the hospital while I stared at the 5 lbs of beautiful we just welcomed into the world. I'm spending today with all three of my boys. Smiling as my 3-year old sings to the baby. Going slightly … Continue reading Farewell Maternity Leave: This Mama’s Anxieties About Returning to Work