“Bedtime,” when you’ve got small children, can feel like the final miles of the marathon you clearly didn’t train enough for.
There is a small window of time, right after a mother gives birth to a newborn, when she just might know the secrets of the universe.
While we’re occasionally hurt by the intensity of life here, we’re also lifted up by it.
Sometimes it takes hot chocolate and marshmallows to get your kid down the ski slope.
So my new iPad can keep my kids entertained, but at what cost?
A slip from sobriety...
A nasty spill leaves this mother worrying her 2-year-old might someday decide she wants…a nose job?
When a three-and-a-half-year old begins to lie, it’s also a sign of development. Besides, she’s not very good at it.
A friend does the impossible – celebrates Christmas without gifts?
Sometimes ‘I love you’ is all a child needs to hear.
Do I buy my 4-year-old what she wants for Christmas, even if it’s useless crap?
If only one could keep babies from growing up too fast.
The fact that children must eventually go out in the world can be a jagged pill for a mother to swallow.
Let’s get talk about miscarriage out in the open.
Imagine a life where there is no power for one regularly designated hour.
Martinique Davis has a conversation with Selena Sermeno, PhD, about being in relationship with your children and nurturing their thirst for life.
“When I grow up, I want to be a princess-doctor,” Elle tells me.
Perhaps I am reading too much into the spoken ambitions of a three-year-old girl.
Storytelling is an important (and riveting) way to link a child to their history.
As we learn to place our problem in its true perspective, we find it loses its power to dominate our thoughts and our lives.