A reporter once asked Gloria Steinem why she changed her mind about marriage and got hitched to activist David Bale at age 66.
“I remember being pregnant with my second and feeling amazed by the information available to pregnant women”.
What happens when you ask a group of elementary-school kids how they would teach their children manners if they were the parents? Based on the group of kids we brought together in Atlanta, you get a number of really good ideas.
With the beginning of the new school year, some parents might be wondering how to manage cancer-related treatments and the demands of being a parent.
“Where is it? Where is my hairbrush?” My husband starts almost every morning with the same question.
If we start referring to motherhood as the beautiful, messy privilege that it is, and to tending to our children as the most loving yet selfish thing we do, perhaps we can change the biased language my mother used.