I wanted to laugh and not think about my mortality. I wanted to attend functions at my son’s school without a perfectly tied head scarf. By Kai McGee
Motherwell interviews Andrea Jarrell about her debut memoir, which touches on themes of motherhood, desire and vulnerability.
Our family square is about to become a triangle and I’m not sure my son will be ready for it.
By Randi Olin
I needed to embrace the role of supportive parent, to leave the coaching to my daughter’s coaches. But I just couldn’t do it.
By Keith Landry
When you’re a parent, you have to believe that no matter what your child does or says they still deserve to be loved.
By Erika Sauter
We’ve raised three children of our own, but still have a little parenting left in us.
By Julianne Palumbo
Caregiving, which is typically undervalued and underpaid, needs to be given the respect it deserves.
By Vicki Larson
It’s important for parents to let their children take big bites of independence once in a while, even if it feels scary.
By Lauren Apfel
Her son never wanted to be in the picture. Then he discovered himself behind the camera.
By Debbie Urbanski
If I throw out the lunch box, will I be throwing these memories away with it?
By Daisy Alpert Florin