“No, they’re both my sons,” I answered as his eyes widened. It happens every time people begin to understand that I have kids whose ages are 35 years apart.
It turns out the techniques parents use to get baby to sleep can be more widely applied to ... just about anyone!
I have to remind myself that it wasn’t all sunny days and cuddle-time. I have to remind myself that every phase of motherhood has its joys and challenges.
If my parents had stayed in the Bronx, I might have grown up thinking my family was like all the rest.
At no point in my 34 years of life had I ever been so...I want to say humbled, but the more accurate word here is humiliated.
People fall apart over money, stress, jobs, lies, but not freaking snoring, unless the issue is of course not about snoring at all.
At the end of the day, let’s face it – kids and their questions are frustrating, maddening, and hilarious.
It's so many of us who have moved our own hardier selves right down to the bottom of the list of things that need to be cared for.
When you first move to the country, after living in the city your whole life, you stick out like a perfectly manicured thumb.
I doubt some of the parenting advice I gleaned from these proverbs was exactly what the original authors intended, but it was helpful nonetheless.