September 7, 2019
My mom has decided now that she’s 71, it’s time to say f-you to what people think and embrace the freedom that comes with being 71 and not caring. This recently included a trip...
June 7, 2019
In order to figure out what to get my husband for Father's Day, I asked male neighbors and friends what they wanted. The consensus?
May 8, 2019
I never imagined my kids would have a "bonus mom" when I started my family. I’m now so grateful that you're here for them now.
November 30, 2018
I have anxiety about partying with folks I don’t know well, so when the invitation to the neighborhood party came, my anxiety (and awkwardness) came out.
November 12, 2018
My son didn't want to take the pills, but despite my reservations, I lied and told him they were safe. And because I am his mom, he believed me.
October 19, 2018
I was chatting with a friend about the differences in the way we coparent with our exes. “You and your ex have it easy. I wish we could."
September 13, 2018
Eighteen gets to be a gut-wrenchingly small number when you realize that’s the number of times you have to make significant memories with your kids.
August 12, 2018
My son wouldn’t meet my eyes but I could see the tears in his, “It doesn’t matter,” he said. But I heard him, it did matter.
June 18, 2018
Gratitude is not a lesson to be learned like English or Math. It’s not something I can MAKE my kids understand. It is not something I can shame my kids into either. I have...