"Here are the two best prayers I know: ‘Help me, help me, help me,’ and ‘Thank you, thank you, thank you.’"– Anne Lamott Thanksgiving is always one of the most evocative holidays for me. Each year, the memories rise and crest in my mind: The Thanksgiving with my grandparents when my ... Read More about Please and Thank You
Your little brother just died. Or your older sister. You feel cracked and lost. You watch the world around you continue to spin, while your life stands still as a statue. I read your emails, made of words that could’ve been mine, and I pause to imagine you, a new member of the same ... Read More about A Letter to Those Who Have Lost
We do it twice a year, and each time, I feel the same way... Click here to check out my thoughts on Mommyish! ... Read More about How do I Really Feel about Daylight Saving Time?
When my husband and I began to think about starting a family, I decided to wean off the antidepressants I’d been taking for several years to manage my depression and anxiety. The medication I took was a Class C drug, which meant it hadn’t been proven to be safe for use during pregnancy. With ... Read More about I Took Antidepressants During Pregnancy
I'm super excited to have a new venue for some of my parenting writing to land. I'll be over at mom.me.com sharing some stories. My first two pieces are already up. In the first piece, How to Know When Your Family is Complete, is about the often ambiguous process of deciding when to stop having ... Read More about A New Writing Gig!