I thought my nephew was a linguistic genius when he said he was "being have." His mother had admonished him about something, and she'd told him to ...This mommy blogger tackles the word "gay" as a substitute for "stupid."
Long ago, before there was you, when Daddy was not yet Daddy and I was not yet Papa, he and I promised each other that someday we would be parents. We ...The doubters didn't stop us: Our course was set.
I'm hungry. Can I have some pancakes? Will you help me go to the bathroom? Can I have a playdate after school today? I want to watch "Scooby-Doo" on ...All the research in the world can't prepare you for the onslaught of wants from a child.
My friend Gwen was taking a stroll, her sleeping 1-year-old daughter Lola pressed to her chest in a baby sling. It was a lovely day, the nicest so far ...Is there anything your average parent wants less than unsolicited advice?
"The Interrupting Chicken" by David Ezra Stein For most of this past year, I had a very intense, life-consuming job that cost me a ...School appearance by two moms raises lots of questions.
The little girl tilted her head to one side and thought a minute. "You do?" she asked. "Nope," I replied. "Em does." The girl shook her head ...Today's topic: Who did what? Who did the laundry? Who killed the bugs? Who cooked?