When I first became a mother I was always “there.” You know. Answering every question. Watching every special moment. Paying attention so as not to “miss out” or “harm their self esteem.” Of course as time went on and I added more
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“Come quickly,” my 9-year-old daughter Athena cries. “I need to show you something RIGHT AWAY.” I wipe my hands on a cloth and hurry out of the kitchen. Baby Leone, almost ten months old, is happily playing on the floor by the coffee table.
“I’m bored,” my daughter said. I kind of hate it when she says that. But this time, I told her, “I hear that you’re bored, and I’m okay with you being bored.” We then went through a list of things she wanted to do
Back in October, I mentioned a new feature that we were going to be including in our November–December issue, but I neglected to follow up on it. So here’s the scoop: paper dolls. Originally created by our very own Melyssa Holik as a Christmas
I am guilty guilty GUILTY of neglecting my blogs, including this one. I’ve had a lot going on with my so-called career. But mainly, I blame Facebook, which has started to suck up a startling amount of online energy. For years, I’ve been writing