June 21, 2017
I know it’s not easy when you’ve spent the last 18 years carting them to lessons and practices and looking over homework and softening the blow of a broken heart. But let them go. We raised them to leave us. That was the whole point.
November 13, 2015
I take my job as Mary’s godmother seriously. My first lesson for her: Every woman should have her own money. So I gave her a $100 bill to get her started.
August 26, 2015
It is the summer before the summer before college for my soon-to-be senior. My kids are lined up like tennis balls at the base of a ball machine chute. Before I know it — WHOOSH! ….WHOOSH! They’ll be gone.
July 7, 2015
You can’t unsee what you’ve seen, and other people’s real life horror is not something to carry with you through life.
May 7, 2015
For moms, the sensible shoe years are really quite short. Yet we keep them thinking that’s who we are.
April 22, 2015
Or maybe this Mom’s Time with the Kids Doesn’t Matter study if the very one we’ve been waiting for…
March 23, 2015
About all anyone at the retreat knew about me is that my name is Jennifer, I am from New Jersey, and I prefer the meat-eater’s line at the buffet.