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Jess Urlichs

Motherhood & identity

This love

“People will try to tell you about the first moment. The one where you fall in love with your baby…” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Challenges

Through the fog

“I think back to the days that felt like remakes, but now I see they were all originals, especially to them.” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of “From one mom to a mother”

Challenges

The me in Mum

“I didn’t want anyone to see me, and yet, when passers-by looked into the pram I want them to see ME.” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Motherhood & identity

Proud

“I want it to be the warmth that spreads through them, no matter what.” ​​A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Challenges

More than a ‘good dad’

A beautiful short piece honoring dads on Father’s Day. Written by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From one mom to a mother’.

Baby

First smile

“It’s a song I love, that I’ve not heard in a while. It’s impossible to describe, that very first smile.” A poem by Jess Urlichs.

Challenges

Worth celebrating

“…each journey is beautiful… And that is what is worth celebrating.” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Challenges

From one to two

“Before we met I wondered if I could love another as much as I loved my first…” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Motherhood & identity

I love you

“I love you. I hope you know that. But I’m so small and I can’t say it yet…” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Challenges

The girl in baby blue

“How are you’? they would ask. The light behind my eyes faded.” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Motherhood & identity

But we can

“We can’t do everything, but we can be their everything. We can be theirs, and that is enough.” A motherhood poem by Jess Unrichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Motherhood & identity

Dear Mum

“Thank you, for being who I needed then. For being who I need now.” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.

Motherhood & identity

When I look at you

“There will be glimpses of us in you, but it’s you I will forever see, when I look at me.” A motherhood poem by Jess Urlichs, author of ‘From One Mom to a Mother’.