weeds, worry, and doing the hard thing, a motherhood perspective on gardening and it's relation to self care, because sometime the thing we dread doing we dread is the thing we need to do the most

Weeds, Worry, and Doing the Hard Thing

I’ve had a garden for two summers now. Okay, that’s not completely the truth. I’ve attempted gardening for three years. I didn’t know Laranda and her magical green thumb, and while my mom grows beautiful flowers, she’s never grown for food. The first year was awful, and I almost gave up. Maybe if I hadn’tRead more

Mom Guilt is a liar, parenting a toddler, toddler tantrum, PPD, Anxiety,

Mom Guilt is a Liar

Let’s talk about mom guilt for a minute. Mom Guilt is real. It crops up slowly during our pregnancy. First, the twinge of anger we feel about the CONSTANT nausea. The final trimester yearning for that long awaited guess-date- wanting to hold your baby in your arms, but also wanting to “get your body back”.Read more