Just As I Am: Accepting Our Limitations

“I’m just a mom.” “I’m just an employee.” “I’m just an introvert.” These statements downplay who we are or what we do. Maybe it’s intended to show humility. Maybe it’s masking feelings of inadequacy. Maybe it’s just an excuse. Though we use it as an understatement, no one truly wants to be “just” anything; itContinue reading “Just As I Am: Accepting Our Limitations”

The post-pregnancy post / Alternate title: How becoming a mom didn’t make me happy and why I’m (now) OK with that

Well, here it is, 15 months after giving birth to my second son, my first biological child, and I’m finally getting back into this blogging thing. Who knew raising two kids 2 and under (now 3 and 1) would hinder insightful, reflective journaling about one’s innermost thoughts and feelings? As it turns out, it’s difficultContinue reading “The post-pregnancy post / Alternate title: How becoming a mom didn’t make me happy and why I’m (now) OK with that”