First, a shout out to everyone who participated in the #ISUPPORTYOU movement.  You all rocked my socks off, even as I was only able to observe here and there (due to illness and vacation occurring simultaneously for me that week). 😦  Since I couldn’t participate, I was hoping we could reflect on your experience of […]

As I struggle with toileting adventures in my own home on a regular basis, I am grateful that today’s guest, Lynn, is here to share her story about potty training and judgment.  No little person, or their mama, ought be looked down upon for when or how they go to the bathroom. ~Amber In December […]

Today we welcome Walker Karraa to ETMW.  I’m grateful that Walker and I have crossed interwebs paths a lot recently because sometimes, well…getting to actually know someone a little better changes your perspective, not just about them, but about certain ideas, and occasionally even yourself. ~Amber I have a confession. One year I volunteered over […]

I’m the mom to these two cuties.  A boy mom.  And while there is strong desire somewhere deep within me to have three children, I also know that it’s not what’s in the cards for us.  And, if I’m honest my gut tells me I’d have boy after boy no matter how many kiddos I […]

Today we welcome Amber Rhea, a PPD Survivor Mama and a regular guest blogger at Beyond Postpartum, to ETMW.  Since we created this community, I have been anxiously awaiting a post from Amber simply because I love the perspective that she brings as someone who truly exemplifies intentional and unique parenting.  Amber brings diversity to […]

Today we welcome first-time mom Kelly to the blog.  She brings the perspective of having been inundated with what she feels were inaccurate and unfair “warnings” about pregnancy and motherhood, usually via sarcasm or joking.  She and I talked long and hard about this post in its original form, as I had personally experienced the […]

Today we welcome Erica to the blog.  I am absolutely in awe after reading her post.  In my opinion, it’s so incredible that it speaks for itself.  So, without further ado, and with great thanks for sharing the story of her motherhood journey with us… ~Amber photo by threelilbirds My name is Erica and I am […]