SHAME and GUILT in Motherhood

I was never one to get ‘baby fever’ or even know when it was a good time to have a baby. My husband and I knew we wanted to have a family. We were not sure when it would be a good time to start trying. Who is ever financially ready to start a family? […]

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Who Says You Can’t Have It All?

I have a secret for you, corporate moms, you can have it all. Actually, that’s not the secret at all. The secret is in the HOW. You can have it all because you get to define what “it all” means. Spoiler alert- what “it all” is – how you define that – that it is […]

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Finding My Motherhood Identity – And Letting Go Of Perfection

If I start back at the beginning – back to high school Kelli – I was a teenager that did not obsess over marriage and having babies. I was pretty convinced that I was not the maternal type. When a new baby made its way into the world in my family, my cousins would often […]

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MOM-FIDENCE

Before you become a parent, you should be given a set of impossible challenges: American Ninja Warrior style. A 55 minute flight with one inexperienced Mom, one run-away  toddler, a baby with a poopy diaper, and of course, tickets in all the surrounding rows. Unfortunately, we don’t get the challenges first because if we did […]

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IDENTITY CRISIS

Have you ever thought about your identity? Who are you and what makes up your identity? Did you have an identity crisis when you became a mother? When I was pregnant I researched pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding just like all newly pregnant first time moms. Family, friends, even strangers were giving words of advice and making […]

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Being A Corporate Mom During Covid-19

First of all, I would like to give a huge thank you to Maria for having me guest write for Confessions of a Corporate Mom. How exciting is it that we have this platform to share our stories, but most importantly, to build this incredible community. Being a corporate mom is tough and trying to […]

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