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The Angriest Question: Is Stay-At-Home Motherhood a Luxury—or a Job?

The latest front in the ever-evolving mommy wars has broken out and the shrapnel is flying. The question: Is stay-at-home motherhood a luxury—or a job? 807 more words


“Hi Mom, anybody home?”

I knocked on the door and walked in at the same time.

“You didn’t tell me you were coming over!” she’d call back, slapping her face for added drama. 319 more words


Open Letter to my Brothers..

To my Brothers,

We need your help.
I am running out of excuses to explain why men, specifically men of color, are not stepping up to the plate to be the fathers and role models we promised we would be. 618 more words


You’re Wearing That? Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation by Deborah Tannen

You’re Wearing That? Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation
by Deborah Tannen
Ballantine Books, 2006
ISBN: 978-08112972665
304 p.p.

The mother-daughter relationship is very complex. Whether it’s existent or not, it has an effect on women. 662 more words


The Elusive Tiger Chicken and Other Misdemeanors?

Raising children to adulthood is a creative adventure. Some things I remember clearly, others I don’t, but I think my kids remember everything.

My children seem to remember everything I’ve ever said that has ever been on the wrong side of truth. 749 more words


Travel Woes Kindle the Kindness of Strangers - by Tessie Swope

Nothing reminds you that you’re a single parent quite like air travel with a toddler.

During a trip home for Christmas last year, I brought my one-year-old daughter, who had just learned to walk. 913 more words