Another Tragedy, More Parent Shaming

On New Year's Eve, a six-year-old boy went missing in Colorado. His body was just identified yesterday; he was found in a nearby pond. This is devastating news. "Every parent's worst nightmare," the news stories always say when these things happen, because it's true....

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Dear Daughters: I Am So Very Sorry

Oh, my sweet, beautiful girls. How I want you to live in a world where you feel safe, where you feel valued, where you don't feel diminished or sexualized or disrespected. How I want you to live in a world where kindness and oneness overcomes ignorance and hatred. I...

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My Name is Mommy

Today I am sharing the piece I read in Listen To Your Mother Boulder 2016; it's a story of my single parent years and my identity crisis as a mother. If you haven't heard the news, this is the LAST year for Listen To Your Mother, and I am thrilled to be co-producing...

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All The Birthdays

She is ten now, and we have just wrapped up the most fantastic, elaborate, and detail-oriented birthday party I have ever thrown in my decade of parenting. So satisfied with myself am I that, after the last parent picked up their child at 9:30 p.m., I requested that...

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