Miscarriage: The Silent Box

By Megan Oteri, blogger at APtly Said, Attachment Parenting International To be filled with life is something.  To be pregnant with a growing little miracle of science and nature in your belly is beautiful.  To lose a pregnancy is sad.  The feeling is surrounded with so many

Ava, This One’s For You

By Emily Cappo for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers Moments after we arrived at our temporary apartment at Christopher’s Haven, a little girl with a blonde bob poked her head out of the door to see who was moving in. Seconds later, she

To My Future Teens

To My Girls as Teens, I’m probably the last person you want to take advice from on being a teen.  After all, I am your mom and so old.  But old though I may be, I was once a teen.  I have lived through it.  I

Modeling Acceptance

I write young adult novels, and in the writing community, there is an ongoing discussion about needing more diversity in the books that are published for children. A lot of these discussions have informed more than just my writing. Kids are open and accepting