How I’m Surviving this Summer without FOMO

"Have any big plans this summer?" It's the inevitable question people like to ask when making small talk when the seasons start to change from needing a rain jacket to slathering on the sunscreen. I smile and almost disappointingly respond, "No, just hanging around here." I love vacationing, I really do. And family trips in [...]

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Letting in the Sunshine

It's been a minute. I blinked and my baby turned one. I gotta say, I am loving him at this age. He's walking and so damn happy. I've been hustling to find a plan to spend more time with my boys. And I'm excited that it may becoming a real possibility. More to come on [...]

Kendra, the author?

Kendra, the author?

I wrote a book. Now what? "What's next?" is the question I've gotten the most lately. Yeah, I wrote a book about my type 1 diabetic pregnancy (which I would love you to read!), but do I feel any different? No, not really. I mean, it's a dream come true. It's what I had hoped for [...]

Babies, Boobs, and Mental Health

Babies, Boobs, and Mental Health

My baby isn't so much a baby anymore, and I don't know if I want to jump with joy or curl into a ball and cry. He just turned 11 months and took his first steps the other day. Where has the time gone? And why is he so hell bent on becoming a "toddler" [...]

I hope I remember what it meant to be a mom to young kids

I hope I remember what it meant to be a mom to young kids

I'm raising two boys. I won't have the mother-daughter relationship that so many women wish for, and I'm okay with that. I'm a boy mom through and through, and my life doesn't feel less fulfilled because I don't have a daughter. But there will be some things that just won't resonate with my sons, such [...]