Motherhood

I Will Never Be Pregnant And I’m Finally OK With That

Please Don’t Call Me A Mother, I’m So Much More Than That

When I look in the mirror I don’t see my kids’ mom anymore. I see me. 

I Feel Like I Owe My Black Daughter An Apology

This Is What It’s Like Going From Having One Child To Two

Each new baby represents more claims on your time and energy.

I’m A Selfish Mom And I Refuse To Feel Guilty For It​

 

Motherhood Shouldn’t Become Your Identity Once You’re A Parent

Motherhood didn’t become my identity– it helped me find it.

3 Things Only Moms Struggling With Alcoholism Will Understand

While it is true that binge-drinking among moms is reaching epidemic levels, it is not the act of mom-ing that got us there.

As A Parent With ADHD, I Refuse To Dwell On My Mistakes

I’m the mom who thinks it’s a great idea to bake a cake at 11 pm or eat dessert before dinner.

Mothers In Medicine Made My Postpartum Depression Bearable

Let Them Run Free: Why It’s Harder Than Ever To Be A Parent Today

Is our obsession with being perfect parents hurting us – and our kids?

‘I Wish I’d Never Had Kids’: The Moms Who Regret Parenthood

“I felt like, and still feel like, I made a mistake. I don’t want to be a parent.”

When I Realized I Was Trans, I Still Wanted To Be Mama

For now, I’m a boy, and I’m a mama, and those seemingly contradictory truths are things I can accept about myself.

I Can’t Stand It When Women Begin A Sentence With “As A Mother…”

Those three seemingly innocuous words can come across as patronizing, alienating and ultimately dismissive.

How My Alcoholic Ex Strengthened My Relationship With Our Daughter

There’s a message on Facebook from my ex, my daughter’s father whom we haven’t seen in 15 years. 

The Quiet Violence At The Heart Of Motherhood

The violence of mothering starts early for those who gestate children in their bodies. 

Becoming A Mother Helped Me To Forgive My Own

My mother and I always had a very feisty relationship.

Spending Two Years Away From My Kids Made Me A Better Mom

Leaving my boys with their father was the hardest thing I’d ever do in my life.

I Don’t Have A Plan If I Die

As a mother, I do my best to avoid thinking about death.

What Mom Shaming Taught Me About Trusting Women

There I was, fuming and typing furiously, caught up in another online thread where my parenting was being challenged.

Single Moms Are Like Real-Life Wonder Women

“The number one thing moms never discuss are the days that are really hard.”

Learning To Love Myself The Way I Love My Daughter

I find a measure of compassion for her that I’ve never been able to apply to myself.

Confession: I’m More Afraid Of Mothers’ Group Than Being A New Parent

One of our fave new authors, Chloe Flynn reveals the secret underworld of mothers’ group. 

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