More than a Mother

Exploring the landscape of modern motherhood and more

Gorgeous Summer Meals

Ah, summer!   The other day in the car we listened to this Robot or Not podcast about whether it’s better to have changing seasons or nice weather all the time. The New Englander in me immediately said “seasons,” though if I’m honest, I... read more

What the Fork Is For Dinner?

My friend Mattison sent me this video the other day of her parents preparing a feast for Chinese New Year. Immigrants from China via Vietnam, they worked for hours—days—weeks?—preparing the food. The level of food prep is astounding. There are scenes of her mom... read more

Domestic Bliss

Mothers are frequently hit with a tsunami when their kids are born: a tsunami of love, sure, but also the invasion of a new kind of physicality that isn’t, always, welcome. Your body becomes something other the minute you get pregnant, in service to another human in a way it’s never been before.

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About Me

I'm working from the premise that motherhood is not just all diapers, tantrums, and setting limits. It's interesting. Okay, sometimes.

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