Truth: I did not expect to be this exhausted.

If you have access to the internet, there is a good chance you have seen a meme for two about exhaustion, as it relates to motherhood. My personal favorite is the one that chastises the pre-parental self for ever thinking I was tired. This old version of tired is what I feel like for about…

Truth: Motherhood and Heartbreak are Synonyms.

My children are still relatively “little,” at least that is what I continue to tell myself, to keep ┬ámy heart intact. Although much of their current time in the nest is spent turning my hair into strands of sparkling silver, my heart aches at the thought of them leaving the nest. A time that will…