When people ask me how we “do” five kids, I usually say something deflecting like “oh we love it” or “you could do it.” The real answer, I think, is humor.
By Julia Arnold. I get nervous when people who don't have kids come over to our house.
By Lucy Robinson. I am a mother; I can hear and feel things that others cannot.
By Vanessa Dueck. I never realized how much I depended on my stroller until I didn't have one.
By Sara Goldstein. When my son was about nine-months-old someone asked, “So, when do you think you'll have another?”
Mom tries to wean her 18-month old from breastfeeding during a mountaineering trip to Bhutan and develops acute mastitis.
Mom wrestles with letting go of her to-do list to be present in the moment with her young son.
Mom realizes she is not the only woman awake in the middle of the night caring for a child.