Tag Archives: Parenting

xoxo moms.

It is the hardest job in the world. It is the BEST job in the world. Soaring joy and sometimes crushing heartbreak, theirs or yours,  and long after they are raised and gone you are still on your knees either … Continue reading

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Day of the Dad

I can’t improve on last year’s tribute to the CE but mustn’t let the weekend go by without reminding him how much I appreciate his stellar accomplishments as uberDad.Tomorrow, PG and I will fete him at brunch and tell all the usual … Continue reading

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Columbia U. Graduation, Part One: Class Day

Milestone. Transition. Endings. Beginnings. And lots of tears! I think they were all mine. I foolishly told someone a few weeks ago that I didn’t think graduations were such a big deal. I was temporarily insane. Because when your baby … Continue reading

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On Mothers Day: Thoughts from a Real Mama Hen

In honor of Mothers Day, today we have an exclusive interview with Hope, a single mother of five adopted daughters. Interviewer: Hope, thanks for joining us today. We understand you took on a real labor of love by adopting five … Continue reading

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Nest. Empty.

Ours, luckily, has always been one of the houses where the boys’ friends came to hang out, and it was nice to have a reprise of that while Daniel was home for this holiday. Once the chaos of Christmas was past, the kids … Continue reading

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