Mom Life

Honest and raw life stories about motherhood, parenting struggles, being a mommy blogger, and the sometimes hilarious pitfalls of motherhood.

Living Life On The Spectrum, Homeschool Edition

Today we have a special guest post from a local Birmingham mother, Marjorie. I met Marjorie shortly before the pandemic hit and really enjoyed getting to know her. We both have 2 kiddos, the bigs are both on the spectrum and in kindergarten, while our littles are only a month apart in age. It’s nice …

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Please Tell Me More About Your Uncomfortable Mask

Reflections of a new mom mid-global pandemic “Let people help”. “Rely on friends and family”. “Don’t be shy to ask family members to help around the house”. This is the advice touted on every baby blog, in all of the pregnancy books and shouted from the rooftops by experienced moms. But what if you can’t? …

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Motherhood In The Raw

Learning to Love Your Postpartum Body Update You may remember that I’ve started a long term photography project called #motherhoodintheraw. It’s all about learning to love your body again after having children. Your postpartum body is as permanent a state as parenthood itself, and society as a whole, are conditioned to find reasons to not …

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Loving Your Postpartum Body

I recently started a photo series called Motherhood Uncensored, and it’s all about raw and realistic postpartum bodies and how truly beautiful they are…. here is my inspiration:   To the mothers who don’t like what they see in the mirror: I can’t say it enough. Your body is amazing. Amazing. Awe-inspiring. Perfect even in …

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Reflection

I’ve been toying with the idea of reflection. Reflecting on how life has changed and how we are handling it. By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius I’m learning about advocating and proactively confronting …

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New Year, New Goals

As 2018 comes to close, I’m sitting here reflecting on everything that happened. Everett’s autism diagnosis, watching both boys grow, family vacations, starting a new business venture, and so on. Part of me wishes time would have slowed down, and the other half of me wishes there had been a fast forward button. Being a …

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