Published Essays


Out to Sea

“A ship is safest when it is docked close to shore. But it wasn’t built for that. And neither are you.” — A story about adventure and parenting that ran on Coffee + Crumbs in November 2018.

Trial and Error

A reflection on the early years of motherhood, daycare drop offs, and the never-ending effort to find the best arrangement for our family. This ran in June 2018 on Coffee + Crumbs.

Right Now

This is a story about the early, hazy days of motherhood. This piece ran in October 2017 on Coffee + Crumbs, a collaborative storytelling blog about motherhood.

How Going Back to Work Helped Me Get Back to Myself

Call it like you see it. This piece ran on Motherly in May 2017 and was an exploration of how it feels to go back to an office job after having a baby. What does it feel like to leave a part of you in the care of strangers? Why do it?