Posts Tagged ‘mother’

What I’ve Learned About Being a Woman From My “Tom Boy” Daughter

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
emma and mom

Today is my daughter’s birthday. For 9 years, she has been challenging my understanding of what it means to be a woman. Here is what I’ve learned from her so far.


On Trusting My Teenager

Friday, December 14th, 2012
Into the Wild

As my son becomes a teenager, I’m trying to figure out how to have faith in him, because I know how much I’ve appreciated that from my own mom.


Today I Am A Good Mom

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

I’m not afraid of parenthood anymore.



Friday, April 8th, 2011

You’re so mean When you talk About yourself, you were wrong Change the voices in your head Whenever I hear those lyrics, I think about my mother. She’s constantly telling me not to say mean things about her daughter. And then I think of my own daughter. Pretty, pretty please Dont you ever, ever feel [...]


If Nancy Can Do It, So Can We

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

People have asked me why my family and I are going on this crazy adventure. What gave us the idea to sell all of our stuff and try traveling full time? I was inspired to try something crazy by people who were already doing the impossible. I first heard about the Vogel family in July. [...]