April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

Elliot

Boys who cry and other thoughts on sensitivity

feelings are valid.fw

When I was in elementary and middle school, one of my fellow classmates was a boy I will call Sebastian. He was teased relentlessly because he cried. Often. At the time, it seemed as if he cried because of anything and everything – he got a B on a test, he didn’t win a computer game, a […]

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Wave pools and alone time

wave pool

A few weeks ago, my family and I went to a nearby amusement park that has one of man’s weirdest inventions – the wave pool. To give a little history, I encountered my first wave pool at Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe while visiting family who lived near Greensboro, N.C., when I was a young girl. According […]

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I’m a believer

I am about to suggest something radical. Something crazy. Are you ready for this? Here it is: Our children want us moms to be happy. I know, I know. It sounds like someone has taken me captive, tied down my hands and threatened to use the Neti Pot on me, so I have agreed to […]

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