How I Became a Grown-Up

Do you want to know when you really become a grown up? It’s when you have to take care of your parent. The day you realize you’re the caregiver.

My Kids Take Melatonin: Don’t Judge Me

My children take melatonin. Every. Single. Night. We refer to their nightly doses as their “meds.” As in, “Are you ready to brush your teeth, or do you still need your meds?”

For You, Of Whom We Do Not Speak

Even now words fail me. I usually say “miscarriage”, but it was in some ways much worse than that. I was so sick. At the time we didn’t know why.