Core Value #10 | Culture Change Starts With Stories

Core Value #10 | Culture Change Starts With Stories

Stories are the first part of culture change. In order to create a new future, part of the process is unearthing all of the stories of what’s happened, and what’s happening. So much of the stories of motherhood and parenting are hidden or silenced, not public. To change the narrative of motherhood, we need to start by first telling the stories of what motherhood looks like, from a place of truth, honesty, and compassion.

How We Fail Our Friends The Most

How We Fail Our Friends The Most

There is one thing that has disappointed me more about motherhood that I’ve been struggling to to put into words. It reveals the cracks and the gaps in the way we’ve built our society, in the way we culture, in the way we show up for each other.

“Just You Wait!”

“Just You Wait!”

Why do people constantly caution you about what’s about to get worse? In one of the parenting groups I’m in, we started having a discussion about the phrase we always hear: “Just you wait.”

What Can You Love About Right Now?

What Can You Love About Right Now?

Last summer, I managed to injure both of my hamstrings fairly severely. Two months into recovery, I got pregnant. Running, biking, and much of my yoga practice was out; instead, walking was still the only mode of transportation. Then I got a small back injury. Yoga...
The Story Behind “Startup Pregnant”

The Story Behind “Startup Pregnant”

When I contemplated getting pregnant, I thought that it was the right time. I had worked intensely in the corporate world and as an entrepreneur for over a decade, I was still sufficiently afraid of the proposition of becoming a parent (and unsure what it would look...