Category Archives: motherhood

Serenity in 2013

Serenity in 2013

ShareTweet I believe in the power of new year’s resolutions. New beginnings, even if they are arbitrarily dictated by a calendar date, are filled with tremendous positive energy. My new year’s resolutions used to be long bullet lists of personal failings I wanted to rectify. Too often they remained just that: long, depressing laundry listsContinue Reading

Conversations with Coca Cola

Conversations with Coca Cola

ShareTweet Mom Wars is one of the media’s favorite story lines. The Time Magazine Are you Mom Enough Dare is only the latest chapter pitting stay at home moms vs. working moms, breastfeeding moms vs. formula moms, or babywearing moms vs. Ferber-loving moms. It sells magazines to depict us as dueling, mud-wrestling amazons, but eachContinue Reading

Torture in the Lab

ShareTweet Some people are just not meant to work with children. The lab worker who drew blood from my daughter today was definitely one of them. When we walked into his dark basement office, Juju’s face was already blotchy with fear and tear marks. Instead of acknowledging her with a smile, he scowled and barked,Continue Reading

>Chasing the Gray

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