Tag: children

I Believe in Science so I Immunize My Kids

I Believe in Science so I Immunize My Kids

We all want to do what’s best for our kids, but sometimes I think we get sidetracked by all the..


My five-year-old son Mason wasn’t feeling very well last week. On Wednesday he stayed home from school with a cold…

Providing Smiles to Sick Children: Starlight Foundation’s 1st Annual Tea & Tiaras

If you’re a parent like me, you probably know the worry you feel when your child is sick. It doesn’t..

You’re the sing in my song

Today I held you in the pool, tightly against my body, memorizing the way the moment felt. I watched your..

“There is great magic in you”

When Story was four, we took her to Disney World. In response to my excitement over meeting some of the..

Life as a lyric

It was much like peeking through the lace of a sheer window curtain, barely moving in the late spring breeze,..

All the things I cannot remember

I don’t remember when my daughter rolled over for the first time, despite being so excited when she did it…

I’ve eaten a dictionary’s worth of words

Before I was a parent, I’d see them struggling in malls with their cranky, annoying offspring and wonder why they..

How do you know when you’re done having kids?

The thought of having kids was never one I entertained much. I wasn’t really maternal towards babies (animals were a..

Not enough hours

I don’t have a job anymore, so I’m home every day with plenty of time spent with my thoughts. The..