Parenting

husband on father's day

To My Husband on Father’s Day — I Love Who We’ve Become

We’ve been together a long time, you and I. We’ve literally grown up together, making the transition from broke college students who scrounged together our last dollars from our work study jobs for the occasional dinner date, to our multiple degrees and new house in Austin. We’ve evolved from irresponsible young adults to semi-responsible parents of three (plus […]

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becoming a dad

You’re Not The Dad I Thought You’d Be

To my husband,  I like to think we have a love story Shakespeare would envy.    Truth is, we don’t. We’ve had incredible highs and unimaginable lows. We aren’t a love story found in a book. We are real, raw, imperfect people who choose to fight through the lows and cherish the highs. You are […]

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socially awkward mom

I’m a Socially Awkward Mom

I’m the mom at the playground who smiles when you smile at me. I follow my toddler around, talking to her, trying to look consumed by motherhood. I push my daughter on the swing next to your toddler, smiling and laughing with her. I’m never the first one to talk because in my head, I’m […]

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