#31Mothers: Deahtra

Motherhood has been a complete whirlwind. I went from a very well organized spontaneous young woman who had tons of time for herself and her husband to learning how to be (me) all over again.  ...

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#31Mothers: Karen

 photo by Kimberly Swanson Photography I was diagnosed with melanoma while I was 5 months pregnant with twins. It was on my stomach, in my belly button, to be precise. People think of sun and skin ...

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#31Mothers: Erika

There came a point in my life where the deep desire to make a difference in someone else’s life became an intense priority. I found myself as a single mother of two young children, going ...

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 #31Mothers: Jess

My husband Ben and I started our family like most couples a few years after we were married. After a period of infertility, our son Samuel was born. We completed a trifecta with 3 amazing ...

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#31Mothers: Saira

The world is not their oyster. November 8, 2016: Racism won.  Sexism won.  Xenophobia won.  Ignorance won.  Misogyny won.   Trump won. November 8, 2016. The day I knew the world was not my brown kids’ ...

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#31Mothers: Rasha

  Editor’s Note: Meeting and interviewing Rasha was an experience I will never forget. Rasha and her family had arrived in Denver, Colorado just 10 weeks prior to our meeting, after a four-year long process of ...

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#31Mothers: Molly

  Several years ago, after a long winter of taking care of my three little kids and not taking very good care of myself, I got sick with bronchitis. Weeks after my course of treatment ...

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#31Mothers: Danielle

Motherhood has shown me that I’m MUCH stronger than I thought I was. The emotional strength it takes to raise a tiny human is something I knew nothing about. It messes with your heart and ...

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#31Mothers: Virginia

My four-year-old daughter, Kiki, and I read The Paper Bag Princess before bed last night. At the end of the story, after Prince Ronald has told Princess Elizabeth she didn’t look nice enough and wasn’t ...

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