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.
Lately, I’ve seriously resolved to take myself less seriously. It’s a paradox, isn’t it? Just like so many aspects of life. As time goes on, I’m finding that many age-old oxymoronic mantras ring true: less is more, pride brings low,…
This is a submission in our monthly contest. November’s theme is Gratitude. Enter your own here! Dear Daughters, When I was 13, my step-father told me that victims of attacks – women – were attacked because they’d asked for it.…
A new study found that infant cries activate certain brain regions connected with movement and speech in mothers.
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.
We all have the ideal plans for how we're going to raise our kids and how they will turn out. Then life happens.
Without the benefit of actual experience, it’s impossible to develop the true understanding that empathy requires.
Parents of kids with invisible disabilities want the world to know it’s only okay to assume one thing: They and their kids are doing the best they can.