A slow motion video of my son’s face as it goes from elation to fear on his first roller coaster ride.
The first time your child comes home from school and tells you they had a lockdown drill is a blast of reality you’re not prepared for you. But it’s a different time, and it’s the same drill you did as kids.
Parents are crazy. We have to be crazy, our souls are running around outside our body. That deep kind of unconditional love leads to irrational fears. Because kids. And we love them. So. damn. much.
Having a live-in nanny is far more affordable than you would think. It’s also far more stressful than you’d think. You may wish for Mary Poppins, but here’s what having a live-in Nanny is like
Here’s a dad’s birth story. The actual view from outside the stirrups, and what it’s like to sit there helpless as you watch people you love go through pain, and the moment when you become a dad.
When you get deep into a parenting routine, how to live a life without kids is something you don’t really remember how to do. We had a week of freedom from parenting responsibility this summer and .. we forgot how to do it.