desire · Toddlers

7 Things This Mom Wants Most for Christmas

You did not wish to share the lollipop. You each wanted it all to yourself, to enjoy every moment, to savor to the last drop. And as I watched you trying so patiently to wait for a taste of the treasure, I was suddenly left a bit numb. For I realized I don’t want to… Continue reading 7 Things This Mom Wants Most for Christmas

Guest Posts · Trying to conceive

Her Christmas Wish Through Infertility

Read Rebekah’s beautiful story of struggling through infertility, and the joy which finally reached her heart.

Featured · My Heart · Readers' Favorites · Real and Raw

Crazy Hot Sex

To my dear daughter, As you grow, many boys will enter your years. They will speak words of love and passion, of wanting you–all of you. Their sex will be lacking. Believe me, dear girl, I know what crazy hot lovemaking is made of. Until the boy can assure you of the following, it is… Continue reading Crazy Hot Sex

My Heart

Chasing Leaves

The winds are blowing in great gusts. The leaves falling by the masses. We run fast, trying to catch them mid-air. We cannot grab a single one. They are too quick, the wind scattering them in all directions. No matter. You laugh and squeal until the wind takes a moment’s rest. “Momma!!!” You point to the… Continue reading Chasing Leaves

Daughters · Toddlers

Second Fiddle to Elsa’s Frozen Charm

Boston is going as “Elsa” tomorrow. Of course she is Elsa. My house has been overtaken by the Frozen star.We have bags, socks, shirts, puzzles, singing microphones, the doll, the book, the dress. My daughter is three. Not three going to be four next week. No, three just last month three. Isn’t this still the age of… Continue reading Second Fiddle to Elsa’s Frozen Charm

Amazing People

Unaware

She is one of my best friends, and I was clueless to the pain she was suffering at that very moment. We were meeting at a halloween party for the kids. She said she was running late, 30 minutes late to be exact. She has two toddlers. I assumed it had simply been a struggle to… Continue reading Unaware