Golden Rules of Parenthood

Bold statement alert: I don't care what you do for a living, being a parent is the hardest job on earth.

Learned Independence

How will we know they are safe and making the right decisions? We will know because we were brave enough in their younger years to learn to

Mommy Monster

When my son, Meacham, was young (and his sister, Pilar, just a baby), he found himself, inexplicably, living in the same house with a...

The Shame Closet

Maybe it's because we're in Pride month, June, but I have on my mind the phrase "coming out of the closet" which we know is closely...

Natural Habitat

Recently, I spent a delightful couple of hours with a friend and her young children while we walked the trails at a local park. Actually,...