Love, Hope, & Coffee

Caffeinated musings on motherhood

Category: Worry

When Words Sting, Sometimes Action Is the Best Remedy

“You’re seven? But you’re so small!!”

I hold back a grimace.… Read More

On Being a Reformed Germaphobe

With one of my pet chickens in the 1990s

Growing up, I never worried much about germs.… Read More

Background Noise: I’m Afraid of Silence

When I was in 8th grade, our class practiced a daily moment of silence.… Read More

The Anxious Generation

How is parenting today different than it was a few decades ago?… Read More

The “Always On” Commitment of Motherhood

I was running in my neighborhood one day when I heard a siren in the distance.… Read More