Me. And then "Mom".

Me. And then "Mom".

By Chloe Allen

You are you alone before any other name or title, “Mom” included. Nothing should ever take the place of the wonderful individual you are or leave you confused with who you are after you strip every last one of your titles down until you are naked with the core of yourself.

As parents we cannot hope to raise children to have a confident self when their own parent(s) are stripped of their base titles, naked and vulnerable, not able to recognize their own self because they have lost her in the wake of “Mom”. 

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Finding Joy (In Pregnancy)

Finding Joy (In Pregnancy)

By Chloe Allen

Children are no exception to the unexpected ways that life can redirect our steps, so what do you do with this new life step coming in nine months whether you planned for it or not? How do you process what’s coming your way?

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