You Didn’t Just F*ck Up One of Your 18 Summers With Your Kids

There were a few articles going around earlier in the spring about how you only have 18 summers with your kids. Eighteen summers to discover, explore, barbecue, travel, camp, splash at splash pads, swing at the park, roast marshmallows, swim ... so, you know, you better make the best of it. Please stop. While I … Continue reading You Didn’t Just F*ck Up One of Your 18 Summers With Your Kids

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The Warmth of His Hand

I feel his palm warm against my arm, a slight movement of his fingers as his hand finally settles.  Tired, I only want to sleep, impatient and silently wishing for him to feed quickly so I can go back to bed. The memory is now barely there, the act of his hand grabbing onto my … Continue reading The Warmth of His Hand

Dear Moms of Kids Who Will Be Going into High School: Things Are About to Get Weird

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been seeing the graduation photos of kids moving out of elementary schools and into high school. I see the pride you have for your sons and daughters, the awards they held, the joy you felt. And the sadness. How did Grade 8 sneak up on me so fast, you … Continue reading Dear Moms of Kids Who Will Be Going into High School: Things Are About to Get Weird