Category Archives: Reflections

Overwhelmed Mom Gets Strange Feeling in a Moment of SilenceThen She Hears a Whisper in Her Ear

Something just felt “odd.” Seconds later, she hears this… By Brie Gowen I am a busy mom, and I have no problem with that. Yes, I’m semi cuckoo for cocoa puffs most of the time, but at night when everything gets real quiet I typically want to burst into happy tears for how awesome my […]

7 Surprisingly Quick And Easy Ways For Moms To Feel Happier

Contrary to popular belief, moms are not perfect. We are so swamped with chores at home, budgetting, planning, cooking, cleaning. Sometimes it’s hard to come up for air. I understand that. All of us have days when we’re out of sorts. Were so easy to get annoyed. And sometimes, you just wish you were in […]

A mother of 6 responds to ‘Must be nice to have a husband who helps like that.’

I need to get something off my chest: It would be nice to live in a world where men took care of their children and it wasn’t considered exceptional. I get it. Our society is still finding its way into gender equality. We are still fighting for equal rights for women. Traditionally, men were the […]

I’m a 30-Something Mom of 3 Girls. I’m a Wife And I’m Totally Failing at Life.

Some days you feel like you’re in control of nothing, that you’re no good at getting things done, and that your children deserve better. By Brie Gowen I am failing at life. That is what I sent my husband via text message. He’s one I reach out to when I feel like I’m about to […]