There is nothing I love more in this world than being a mother. Really and truly, being my little girl's mommy has been the best thing to ever happen to me.
But dammit if I don't sometimes feel like I'm doing a crap job of the whole thing. Don't get me wrong, most of the time, I think I'm a pretty kick-ass mommy. But every once in a while, usually when I'm exhausted or stressed out, I make mistakes (or choices) that have me questioning my qualifications for this gig. Like that time my toddler locked me out. Or...
I'm sure you're familiar with model Chrissy Teigen, who has graced the coveted cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, Vogue, Cosmopolitan and many more glossies. She is also a TV host, a cooking writer and a red carpet darling, who attends every major award show with husband John Legend.
She is beautiful, has an incredible body and seems perfect.
But recently, she showed how human and imperfect she is with an Instagram post displaying her stretch marks.
Naturally, the web world went crazy.
As the triplets are getting older, they are getting more and more curious. While sometimes endearing, the curiosity often leads them to trouble. At 21 months, Lincoln and Keira are now in the 90th percentile for height, so they can reach almost every surface in the house. And if they can’t reach it on their own, they can move and climb on top of a chair to get to it.
I've been trying to figure out how to adequately thank and celebrate this community for the extraordinary support you offered #ObamaTownHall. Here is my attempt:
For 11 years, I have known how articulate and personally courageous you all are. And now I think it's fair to say the world does, too.
I am, by nature, an extremely punctual human being. Being late stresses me out, and can actually ruin my day. Being on time isn’t just something I prefer, it’s something that MEANS SOMETHING TO ME.