Here’s a very short story of suburban dystopia for all those parents who hate play dates. Continue reading Hide and Seek
Being a parent means the window seat will never be yours again. Continue reading The Window Seat and Parenthood
For many, many years I felt guilty about something. It was a secret that I shared with only my closest friends. The dark secret was this: I didn’t feel comfortable in the role of motherhood. The idea of being a mom scared the woman out of me. This is natural, you may be saying. How about this? Even after I became a mom, I didn’t … Continue reading A Natural Parent.
So we congratulate our children a lot, don’t we? It’s great. There’s always a first this, that, or the other to give them a high five or a hug for. We come from the generation of keep their self-esteem up and make sure they feel pride. When it isn’t overdone, when it’s deserved, it’s a great thing. But what about us, huh? Who’s going to … Continue reading Congratulate Me, Gosh Darn It