Love, Hope, & Coffee

Caffeinated musings on motherhood & life

Category: Perspective (page 1 of 7)

On Trophies and Other External Rewards

There’s something about car rides that always prompts my kids to share freely what’s on their minds. Driving my youngest daughter to gymnastics one evening, … Read More

Parenting in an Always-On Digital Age

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve heard about this article by Christie Tate, which appeared last week in the On Parenting section of the … Read More


Much of my writing focuses on my late mother and how close we were. But this week, while talking with my dad on the phone, … Read More

Why I Write

I’m going to start this post with a movie reference, but hear me out.

In The Greatest Showman, there’s a scene in which famed circus … Read More

Sometimes It’s Good to Shake Up the Routine

If you are one of those rare souls who can roll out of bed and immediately go for a run, you have my admiration. I’ve … Read More

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