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...

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...

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...

So Glad They Told Me & Getting Real About Motherhood

You guys, I had a book published this week! It was super exciting! This is the 4th book I have had published as co-editor of The HerStories Project, but it’s the one that feels closest to my heart. So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood is now...

We Need To Learn How To Talk To Little Girls

While my girls and I were hundreds of miles from homeĀ visiting my parents, my almost-ten-year-old daughter got a fairly serious foot laceration. We took her to a local urgent care to have it examined; it’s always stressful seeking medical help when traveling,...