Good Enough Mom

Mom Life: It Takes a Village…

March 29, 2016

There is an African Proverb that states: It takes a VILLAGE to raise a CHILD.  The truth in this runs deep. Having been to Africa I can see exactly where this proverb originates from. In African, community and village is the normality and everyone TRULY raises their children together. There… Read more

Don’t forget about us Single Moms

April 19, 2017

The biggest struggle I hear from Single Moms is the isolation factor. We are suddenly in a tribe by ourselves. We used to do couple activities with friends and also as families with our kids. Everything has changed now. One thing we want everyone to realize is that We are… Read more

A Tribe of Women can Change the World…

March 24, 2016

I am not Afraid … I was Born to do THIS.’ Joan of Arc You guys…I have been enthralled in the past few years with this tribe of women who are bringing in all of us women into ONE tribe. I would say they are shaping me and have shaped… Read more

We love our little shits because they are OUR little shits …

March 10, 2017

Soooo I was getting a brazilian wax the other day … AND my technician and I were chatting and laughing away the whole time. Because what else are you supposed to do when your hoohaa is all up in someone’s face. ANYWAYS…We have the single mom connection so of course… Read more

Mom Life: We are ALL in this TOGETHER

November 16, 2016

Do you ever have those moments of solace. I know how RARE they are when we have children but I seem to find them in the early mornings during my meditation practice, writing, sipping my perfectly made cappuccino and watching the sun begin to shine on the outside world from… Read more

My FAMILY is my TEAM

July 11, 2016

  My oldest son turns 7 today. I can’t slow the clocks down no matter how hard I try. Why is it with every year older they get, time speeds up tenfold. It amazes me how one moment the hour from 3-4pm feels like eternal hell that will never end… Read more

Mom Life: Dear Moms,

April 12, 2016

Dear Moms, Behind every great kid, is a MOM who is pretty sure she not only IS but HAS screwed up! Does that sound about right? Yes? You are not alone… I overheard multiple of you Mom’s out there yesterday saying these exact words: I just feel like I am… Read more

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened

July 28, 2016

Mom leaves in a few hours … It never gets easier. Ever. Like ever ever. We stayed up late talking and talking. I will miss her presence in my home. The way my kiddos faces light up when they see her. The way the entire neighborhood lights up when they… Read more

Here’s to the STRONG Women

August 1, 2016

I woke up this morning and realized something … The sun wasn’t up yet. I wake up early naturally as I have trained my body to do this. If I want to get anything accomplished or any work done it has to be first thing in the AM. When my… Read more

What did my Son teach me before bed last night?

May 18, 2017

Bedtime is the best and WORST part of motherhood. I love the snuggles and kisses before bed. I love telling my boys how much they mean to me and how much I love them. BUT sometimes if we have had a late night there is nothing more I want then… Read more

Good Enough Mom Monday

July 24, 2017

GOOD ENOUGH MOM Monday Can this be a thing? Between us Moms. Women. Sisters. Wives. Daughters. Friends. Why? Let me tell you a little story… Recently I had a profound talk with someone. It truly impacted the course of my life. Through this discussion, I freaking FINALLY accepted that I… Read more

Mom Life: Mom’s Shouldn’t be Allowed to get SICK!

January 26, 2017

Does anyone remember the Sex and the City episode where Samantha get super sick and feels like the world is ending. Carrie even rushes to her aid and she still is hysterical and the strong, independent woman that she is suddenly gets forgotten and she turns into a blubbering woman?… Read more

Mom Life: In our Family we Talk about Sadness

March 23, 2017

Last night I read something that crippled me with sadness. “I can’t fall apart” I kept saying to myself. I have two hungry boys to feed and get off to bed. So that was my mantra and just as us Mom’s do, I kept on going with a smile on… Read more

Mom Life: Be the Fastest to..

March 21, 2017

This morning these little munchkins were telling me all about how FAST they were. I’m the fastest at math packets in my class. I’m the FASTEST runner in gym. I’m the fastest to read in school. I’m the fastest to the goal at soccer. While I know this is a… Read more

Keeping Focused Like A Mother Fucker

May 2, 2017

“I’ve had successes and rejections all along the way and I will continue to do so. Acceptances and rejections don’t define me. My job is to simply keep doing the work. Like — well, you know — a motherfucker.” –Cheryl Strayed ⚡️⚡️⚡️ I get asked all the time how I… Read more

Mom Life: The Mean MOMS Club

July 22, 2016

It is Summertime here which means freedom in schedules for my kids. It means: popsicles daily pools and parks fireflies outdoor soccer and VERY late nights watching the sunset and playing night games with the neighborhood. Unfortunately … My children never got the memo explaining the concept that if you… Read more

MOM Life…I am Rooting for YOUR Rise!

November 23, 2016

I started a couple different posts today and didn’t finish either of them so I deleted them. My kids were up at 5:15am (Have I mentioned how much I think the time change ROCKS …. insert highest levels of Mommy sarcasm) and my morning routine got interrupted by morning kisses… Read more

Good Enough Mom: Back to School

August 28, 2017

Last week I posed a question on Instagram about BACK TO SCHOOL for all the Moms out there! I asked for their Back to School advice and how Back to School made them feel. I asked them answer honestly (I would keep 100% confidential) and the answers came flowing in!… Read more

Good Enough Mom: Mom of Boys Vows

October 16, 2017

With the news blowing up recently with cases where men have abused their power and hurt, assaulted or harassed women … I feel it is my obligation and duty as a mother of two young boys to say my vows to the world. These vows are the core values I… Read more

Mom Life: Mom of the Day AWARD

May 17, 2016

I win yesterday at being a mom! YAY! Let me explain my two scenarios that determined this… We will start with the most basic…My kids brought a bag of Doritos out yesterday and immediately there was a swarm of kids around them shoving them in by the fistful…as kids do!… Read more