We don’t get do-overs as parents; we carry the past with us the whole time.
If you learn nothing else from me about cooking, at least learn this: how to properly scramble an egg.
My kids are part of the generation whose childhoods marched forward alongside the publication of each new Harry Potter book.
This year, it’s a different kind of Christmas. But it will be just fine. Perhaps, even festive.
Truth is, the longer you’ve been a mom the clearer are your failures.
You are exhausted at the end of each day, but your love for her knows no bounds so you know exactly how she felt when she first saw you. First held you.
Headlines read like a doomsday prophecy into the future of my little girl.
Our dog, Essie, has “empty nest” syndrome.
When I dropped Lily off at college last August, life had thrown those ordinary moments in the air like debris after a tornado.
All I know to be true and good in this world is because of her. She has shown the way to be forgiving, kind, a friend, a leader and a follower, a listener, giving, goofy and serious, understanding and strong and independent.
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