More Than My Sons’ Mother

More Than My Sons’ Mother

I’ve thought about this a lot since becoming a mom. I want to be more than my sons’ mother. No, it’s not dissatisfaction with my life. Quite the opposite: I want to take the deep love I feel from being my sons’ mother and share it with the...
Easy Ways To Promote Literary At Home

Easy Ways To Promote Literary At Home

Our daycare lady thanked me recently for all my efforts to promote Little Dude’s literacy skills. (At 3, he can recognize more than half his letters most days, and is now working at daycare on associating the correct sound with each letter.) I was proud and happy, but...
Don’t Ask

Don’t Ask

Dear Everyone. Yes – everyone, There are likely hundreds of articles and blog posts discussing what I’m about to say. Yet it doesn’t seem to be sinking in yet, so here’s another version to ponder. Stop – just stop – asking the next mom you see if she...