You Can’t Have It All. But You Can Absolutely Have Right Now
  You may not get it right today. You may have already made a mistake. Yelled. Said something you regret. Did something you regret. Here's the thing about motherhood. There's never a perfect one. Even the best are blamed for something wrong in their children's lives. Here's the thing about children. There's never a perfect one. Even the best make many mistakes. Here's the thing about families. There's never a perfect one. Even the best have their issues and drama. Your kids may never be the highest achieving. And your family may never READ MORE »
Stop Thinking About What Makes a Good Mother. Be One
You don't need to think so much. What you need is permission to stop your mind from spinning around and around on the same problems and challenges day after day. You don't need to research incessantly about what makes a good mother. What you need is permission to stop thinking the answers lie "out there" under some other ideal conditions and start understanding that the answers are already within YOU and what you really need is to start taking action. You don't need to plan to the point of over-planning and over-obsessing. What you need is permission to f READ MORE »
41 Wishes for Good Enough Moms
Last year, for my 40th birthday I wrote a blog post called 40 Wishes for My Daughters. I still love that post and re-read it often myself, as a reminder. Today, I want to do the same for you -- all of you -- inspired by one of my favorite children's books, "And, Here's To You." Here's to The highly-sensitive ones. The stronger-than-strong ones. The alone ones. The Yell-y ones. The Imperfect ones. The Guilt-Ridden Ones. The Bitter and The Sour Ones. The Angry Ones. Yes, here's to all of you. If I have a chance to blow out a candle or 41, I'm READ MORE »

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I created The Abundant Mama Project to inspire overwhelmed, busy mothers to slow down and let go of the worries and concerns that are holding them back from experiencing joyful motherhood. Read More »
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