I know that she’s growing up, and I have to accept that growing up means more than just aging and celebrating birthdays.
The Day He Told Me He Didn’t Want to Have Children
By Rebecca Blue. Not knowing yet if it’s even possible for us to have a child, I imagine discovering we couldn’t would feel a lot like this.
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.
Love Your Teenage Daughter
I’ll always love you. That’s what moms should know.
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.