Why Yes, I Am SuperMom. And So Are You.

Perhaps it’s because I have three pretty great kids that I haven’t managed to totally screw up yet. Or perhaps it’s because I often look frazzled and harried and desperate for positive reinforcement. Whatever the reason, my kind-hearted friends and family …

It Takes a Village to Raise a Mother

Last week, I showed up to my friend Jana’s house (where we co-teach our kids three days a week) late and frazzled. The morning had started off fine, but time slipped away from me between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. The …

16 Things We Don’t Do to Stay Happily Married

As of yesterday, I’ve been married to my husband, Havarti (My sweetheart’s cheesy nickname. Ba-dum-pum.) for 16 years. Happily married. Really happily married. I don’t want to seem too self-righteous here, but since marriage can be tricky and marital woes …

Make the Call. Pooh Says.

I had two of my girlfriends from college over for lunch today. There’s a unique kind of delight in sitting down with someone who’s known you for 20 years, who has seen you through the arc of your grown-up years, …

My Most Huge and Terrible Thing

I haven’t slept well the past couple of nights because I keep thinking about sex trafficking. Not about doing it, of course, but about it as a “thing” in the world. I’ve been following the trip four other mom bloggers …

God’s Handwriting

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting. – Ralph Waldo Emerson      If you enjoyed this post, please pass it along. You can follow Motherhood and More on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

The Big Kid Promised Land

It was an absolutely gorgeous day. Clear blue skies, mid-70s, a slight breeze blowing through my skirt. My friend, Julie, and I sat on a bench, chatting and observing the other families at the playground: – A mom was giving …