How to See the Sickbed

All the bags were packed and waiting by the door, full of the special snacks, swimsuits and towels for the hotel pool, and tablets borrowed from the library for use passing the time on the seven-hour drive. Our three kids were so excited to join Dad for the first time on his yearly work trip... Continue Reading →

For All the Selfish Moms Like Me

Since becoming a mom, I’ve noticed that society—or at least, the Internet—often praises mothers as a group for their unselfishness, as if the mere act of becoming a mother automatically transforms women from regular people into selfless saints. Around Mother’s Day, memes will begin to circle social media praising the heroic selflessness of moms, and... Continue Reading →

Hope for the Yellers

A video circulating around the Internet features a mom defending herself for yelling at her kids. Her description of the video says, “I am a yeller. I yell a lot. I am tired of being told that I need to stop yelling. This is my parenting style, deal with it. Can I get an Amen... Continue Reading →

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