Moms in Focus Series

Moms are judged for so many things: what we feed our kids, whether or not we breastfeed, whether or not we work, how many children we have, how much screen time we let our kids have, what schools we send them to…the list is endless (and exhausting).

After encountering plenty of judgment from others about my choices, and knowing that other moms had encountered the same, I decided to turn it into something positive!  My good friend Courtney (A Life From Scratch) and I partnered up to talk with almost 20 moms from different backgrounds with different stories about judgment they've received based on choices they've made as a mom. 

Please follow their stories. We moms are trying as hard as we can and, trust us, we judge ourselves hard enough.  We hope you enjoy our series.  Meet our moms!


Meet Mary Beth! She's an adoptive mom who has experienced judgment for the choice she made to create her family through adoption.  Here are the images I took of her and her beautiful children on a sunny, warm afternoon along with some snippets related to the judgment she's felt about being an adoptive mom.  Read her full interview at A Life From Scratch!

"I am absolutely wild about my babies and feel like it is the biggest honor to be their mam...


Deciding to have one child (and one child only) really has a way of working people up for some reason.  Here are some snippets and images from my story. To read the full answers to the questions we talked about related to judgment, be sure to visit Courtney's site A Life From Scratch!  Here we go. :)

“I think, like all mothers, I want what’s best for my daughter and I try my hardest to make her as happy and as fulfilled as possible.  I’ve heard many moms say...

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