A Letter to My Nursing Toddler

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To the Furious Mom in the Target Parking Lot I see you storming out of Target, carrying your crying boy while another three kids, under the age of seven, scurry after you across the parking lot. I see you without a cart, without any bags. I see the red-hot anger in your face as you put your boy down on the shimmering summer pavement, a little ...  Continue Reading
Self Care? You Mean I Have To Do That TOO? I recently had to return to work full-time after seven years at home with my three children. I knew going back would be a challenge on many levels, but I also knew that I was well fortified. I have family and friends to support me, faith to sustain me and a steady meditation practice to rejuvenate me. ...  Continue Reading
A Failure to Feed: Refusing to Take Part in the Food Battle By Jordan E. Rosenfeld for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers I slid the pizza in front of my 6-year-old who eyed it suspiciously. It was softer than usual, not as cheesy—a gluten free version I’d had in the freezer for a while, but that doesn’t usually bother my pizza-obsessed child. He took one tiny bite then clutched ...  Continue Reading

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