About a month ago, I finished reading Alice Hoffman's The Dovekeepers. I was riveted by this tale of four indomitable women, who were bound together through loss during the Roman siege of Masada. Women, who under different circumstances would have ostracized one another, instead protected one another. For me, the beauty of this historical fiction was in … Continue reading Thank you is not enough, but thank you.
An elderly woman was sitting quietly at a small table. Her thinning, snow-white hair was perfectly coiffed, her face was tastefully made up, and her pantsuit had been meticulously pieced together. Her hands shook ever so slightly as she methodically broke off pieces from a hefty glazed donut and chewed carefully. As I sat myself in the … Continue reading Never Forget
Sunday was an overcast and humid day. Looming rain clouds threatened to dump cascades of water on us at any moment. The trail on which we ran was quiet, the water beside us was peaceful. We pointed out turtles to each other and the brilliance of what little sun there was reflecting on the water. … Continue reading Fourteen Miles
Seventeen. At seventeen I was planning my future. There were college visits, graduation parties, and drill team banquets. I was blessed with an infinite amount of love and support from my family. I was safe and secure, with nothing to fear. At seventeen, I was just a girl, eager for the endless opportunities before me. At seventeen Maria was … Continue reading Numbers
LoveBabyFood is honored that Ashley Eastin is willing to share her journey of motherhood and healthy living with us. Ashley's powerful story shines a light on the many labels women find themselves living within, while revealing the beauty of the complexities that make up our lives. I am humbled and inspired by this beautiful momma and woman. My Best Friend is Me, … Continue reading Women Warriors: Ashley Eastin
I come from a family of strong women. Strong women, who are loved by husbands, dads, grandfathers and uncles strong enough to love us. We have been taught to be kind, to give grace, to be thoughtful in our actions, and to be fierce in our beliefs. Most importantly, we've been taught to be who … Continue reading Feminism Isn’t A Dirty Word
LoveBabyFood is blessed to share a post by Meagan Joy! Meagan is the founder of HAPPYHEALTHYmomma and holds a PhD in Special Education Administration. I have had the pleasure of knowing this wonderful mom and woman for the past nineteen years. Meagan inspires women to eat healthy, get fit, and to most importantly, love themselves. Her … Continue reading Women Warriors: Meagan Joy