From my second-story window, I watched my parents’ car drive away, dread and panic rising in my throat. What had I done? I sobbed out “mom” in a voice so pathetic I barely recognized it as my own. Somewhere below me a thin whiny voice rose, “No, mommy! Don’t leave me!” followed by gales of … More TBT: Move-in Day
My daughter has a fantastic picture book called And Tango Makes Three. It is the true story of two male penguins in the Central Park Zoo that fell in love and were given an abandoned egg to care for. Together they hatched and raised their chick as capably as any of the other penguins in … More Is it Hard to Teach Kids About Marriage Equality?
My little bear, It’s already our second Mother’s Day together. On Sunday, we will celebrate with family, but to you it’ll feel like any other weekend. I cannot let the day pass without telling you why this holiday means more to me now than ever. After all, I wouldn’t be a mother without you, kiddo. … More A Letter To My Daughter on Mother’s Day