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mom of three

  • I’ll Never Regret Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

    The chair rocked back and forth, my baby’s sniffles the only sound in the quiet room. In the dark, I looked down, and she lifted her head off my chest and smiled at me.…

    January 17, 2022
  • The Things Moms Carry

    Allie, my five-year-old, watches me from the kitchen table. “How can you carry both things?” she asks. Her big brown eyes are wide. “Moms can carry lots of things,” I say, holding a box…

    January 13, 2022
  • Moms Say Sorry, Too // On Coffee + Crumbs

    This is my first summer as a mom of three, and I feel like I’m failing. The smell of burnt hamburger fills the room, intensified by my baby’s sobs from the playmat on the…

    September 10, 2021
  • The Last Time

    “Feel how soft this blanket is,” I whisper, rubbing it against her chubby cheek. I lean back into the recliner—the leather stained with milk and my sweat. I pull her into my chest and…

    November 21, 2020