Entries by Molly Claire

A new dress

My client Sarah wants to have more confidence. She questions herself a lot. She doesn’t trust herself very often. She’s afraid to say what she thinks sometimes. She’s afraid of doing things wrong. Yes, she wants to feel more confident. She believes that more confidence will make her a better mom, a better wife, and […]

German

My son is in Germany right now on an orchestra trip. He keeps sending me messages in German. He’s sending me pictures of food and his smiling face. It feels like he’s growing and going his own way and I can’t believe it. I started to go down the road of – have I taught […]

1 year ago

This picture was taken a year ago. I took my kids to Florida on spring break because I was determined to give them amazing experiences, single mom or not. I refused to believe I couldn’t afford it. I refused to believe it would be too hard. I refused to limit what was possible. So, we […]

escape

Lately I’ve been wanting to escape being a mom. Like literally thinking about fleeing the country and never looking back. It seems like such a selfish and shameful thought. A thought I didn’t want to say out loud, but I did it anyway. And when I said it out loud I felt so much relief. […]

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one step at a time

This week I noticed my brain (and my entire being) becoming totally overwhelmed. My to-do list is a mile long. The next 4 months of my life will be full of changes, letting go, and new beginnings. It’s all amazing and yet, I noticed my brain telling me, “It’s too much.” “You’ll never get it […]