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iPad vs. child

For years now I’ve been exploring, questioning & writing about children & screens, especially around the time of Screen Free Week. Again, Screen Free Week… 1,025 more words


On Baltimore

On last week’s episode of the podcast This American Life they were talking about how studies show posting news articles or constantly making your opinion known on social media does nothing in the way of convincing someone from opposing viewpoints to change his/her mind.  1,346 more words


Spring of Life

Spring is here. The season I’ve been anticipating, the season closest to my heart, but one I’ve also been quietly dreading. Spring is like a mandatory party. 828 more words


It Will Never Be Enough

My writing and blogging friend Dina Relles recently posted a prompt on Literary Mama about something read or spoken that has stayed with you.

At first, I was at a loss. 886 more words


The Mystery of Chuck E.

One of the first of many panicked thoughts I had almost four years ago, when my youngest child was eleven and I found out I was going to have a baby, was: “Oh no.   714 more words


Mothering Through My Darkness

I have exciting news to share… I’m proud and honored to be included in this important anthology, Mothering Through the Darkness: Women Open Up About the Postpartum Experience… 163 more words


Yesterday bleeds into today

Yesterday started out well enough. Colm and I awoke together; he sat up in bed and smiled, pointing past me and saying “Daddy, daddy, daddy” 385 more words