pregnancy and parenthood

Staying in the picture

Last year at this time I wrote about how I had fallen out of the spotlight. Having a baby made me so narrowly focused on growing confidence as a mother that I lost confidence as a woman. I couldn't be in a picture without feeling like I needed a baby on my hip. As I… Continue reading Staying in the picture

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Love and Marriage · pregnancy and parenthood

Finding self-love as a mother

I had a weird request for my approaching 27th birthday. I asked my husband to take photos of me. Just me.  Recently, a series of harmless events happened that provoked some reflection. We received our 2016 family yearbook, I started documenting more videos for the "one second of every day" app, and I have three piles of dressy… Continue reading Finding self-love as a mother