Tag Archives: strength

Mompreciation

By MJ Ali This is the last post in our May series on motherhood, and I’m keeping it simple: Thank you to the mothers—and mothering men—no longer here. Mom Thank you for your strength, resilience and humor. For a woman from your generation who would have rather been a surgeon than a mom, you saw […]

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Lessons for My Daughter

Photo by Mustafa Omar on Unsplash By Shannon E. Franklin When we found out I was pregnant, we decided to be simultaneously revolutionary and old-fashioned by not finding out the sex of our baby before it was born. We wanted to squeeze as much magic out of those months as possible, and not knowing was fun and exciting […]

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Strength of A Woman

Photo by JR Korpa on Unsplash   By Abigail Edwards   She walks a road that winds have weathered and lonely sands have torn Some pass her by, assuming a mirage in summer morn Some see flaws in her porcelain shell and offer pity, counsel, glue And she, the porcelain diamond, welcomes all but embraces few   Her […]

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