Category Archives: be

stop trying to make it perfect.

“I tell him about the weight, the burden of representing something as beautiful and hard and messy and glorious as motherhood—this thing I believe in with all my heart, this thing I am dedicated to, this thing that feels like … Continue reading

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labels, dreams, fears, and fuel.

{ photo by Sarah Thornhill } One of the weirdest things that has plagued me since becoming a mother is figuring out my label. I’m not even into labels, but it seems like every time I meet a new person … Continue reading

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when you’re having a moment.

Like most twenty-something writers in the year 2014, it has been a longtime secret dream of mine to be published on the Huffington Post. Yesterday, that dream came true. I was officially granted access to the HuffPo circle of trust, … Continue reading

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writing for the in between, learning as we go.

Welp. Coffee + Crumbs has been up and running for six weeks, and as of today we’ve hit 1.6 million pageviews.  In that same time frame, 42 women (!) have sent me writing samples, expressing a desire to write for us. Our Facebook page … Continue reading

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the not-so-terrible twos.

Everyone warned me about the terrible twos. Moms at the grocery store. Total strangers at the post office. Every time someone asked Everett’s age and I answered, I received the same response: “Oooooh, the terrible twos! Watch out! I hope … Continue reading

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