A few months back I was asked to write an article. It was never picked up by the magazine and because there is power in sharing our stories I decided to put it here. Money just seems less important than sharing how I became the mother that I am. It has not always been easy but I have never been alone. I know how fortunate I am, but I was never in a rush to belong with someone else. Perhaps it was patience and faith, I'm not sure and I'm not going to question it. So please tak
There is this thing that I've done as a parent. I've never been able to put my finger on it until just this moment. I'm defining it as "watching you go". I've been a mother for over 20 years and since the moment my children were born I've been watching them leave me. I don't believe that the sadness of it hit me until just today.
When our first child was born I watched him move out of my body and into his father's hands. I was so filled with relief from the pain of childbir