What Happens to Mom When the Kids Grow Up?

"In the end, I am the only one who can give my¬†children a happy mother who loves life" - Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard While many women dread milestone birthdays and the inevitable aging that comes with another passing year, I am not usually one of these women. Admittedly, my twenties were quite difficult for me. Though … Continue reading What Happens to Mom When the Kids Grow Up?

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Accepting My Identity Outside of “Mother”

Moms, Dads, athletes,¬†professionals, and students are all common ways that people identify themselves. For a period of time during my younger years I identified myself as a Type A Perfectionist. I was born with a plan and goals and nothing was going to stop me from completing my plans and achieving my goals. As time … Continue reading Accepting My Identity Outside of “Mother”

A Letter to All Women as Another Birthday Approaches

As my 33rd birthday approaches, I can't help but wonder where the time has gone? Cliche as it may sound, it seems like just yesterday I was a mere 24-year-old having my son and really beginning my adult life. Then I remember how much has happened and changed over the past 9 years. I've been … Continue reading A Letter to All Women as Another Birthday Approaches