To the fellow mom that validated my existence today…

We interacted for about 45 seconds today at the check out stand at Safeway on 85th street in Kirkland. Your willingness to reach out to me while I tried to sooth my sleepy toddler in his stroller, all while trying to check out more items I could carry, you made a deep impact on me- more than you could have ever known. All you said … Continue reading To the fellow mom that validated my existence today…

Getting over my Mommy Shame

Shame: (noun) a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. Ouch. Just the definition of the word shame carries a lot of weight. Sadly, there is such a phrase as “mommy shame”. Every mom feels it at one point or another. We beat ourselves up over our millionth mistake as a mom. We carry it over from child … Continue reading Getting over my Mommy Shame