Tag: mothers

i ditched the mom thing today

It’s really cool how parenting morphs into an almost-friendship with your kid when they reach a certain age…like say…mid-twenties. Two of my sons are on their own, living completely independent, adult-style, twenty-something lives, so I feel like I can relax The Mom routine. A bit. Sometimes. I feel like I can take a break from

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Kidnapping, Perverts, Sharp Things & Yemen

My friend’s son started kindergarten today and my friend is nervous and worried her little boy will get lost in the big school. Since I had the honor of being my friend’s labor coach five years ago, today is stirring up some nerves (and tears) for me too. I remember sitting in my oldest son’s

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