Being Born as a Mother

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” -Osho

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The Day I Got Schooled by Maya

  I met Maya Angelou in New York at an event for the last book she wrote, Mom and Me and Mom, in 2012. I waited for about an hour in line to meet her and as I was waiting, I was contemplating what to say when I actually approached her. In the meantime, I watched…

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Motherhood is Messy

September 16, 2018|MOTHERHOOD (Originally posted on Authenticfamily.org) Photo Credit (my kids pictured): Chels E. Photography, St. Louis, MO It’s been one of those days where every pen in the house seems to be without ink. Every game my daughter has chosen to play involves a thousand pieces, a million clippings of paper. My attention has…

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