I know that she’s growing up, and I have to accept that growing up means more than just aging and celebrating birthdays.
At Just the Right Time—A Dad’s Perspective of a C-Section
I am alone in a hospital room nine months later. Dana and our unborn child were just carted away by a swarm of doctors.
Letter to Baby Bean
By Sara Farmer. Your sister died unexpectedly and I suddenly found myself desperate for another baby immediately.
Before Today Ends
By Rachel Macy Stafford. Today I hear…Whining about her sister having a bigger scoop. Slamming doors. The relentless buzz of the dryer: something needs folded…again.
Starting Your Dreamer’s Heart
By Rachel Macy Stafford. If you are a writer, then you know there is almost always an obstacle between you and your writing.
The Ex Factor
By Bethany Thies. I have an ex-husband and sometimes, I wonder what he's up to.
Sometimes when I say, “Enough,” I forget that enough has two sides.
Life is Always Messy: Say Yes Anyway
By Kristen Welch. I looked at my mess—the imperfections and the disqualifiers—and I said yes to a big dream anyway.
Not For You, Son
By Janelle Hanchett. It’s a strange moment when you realize the system is not for your child.
The Day I Stopped Saying ‘Hurry Up’
When you’re living a distracted life, every minute must be accounted for. You feel like you must be checking something off the list, staring at a screen, or rushing off to the next destination.