For the first time both of my daughters are in school, each in different grades and different schools. It's been interesting to see our family of four pulled in four different directions during the daylight hours. While I am grateful...Show More Summary
I went to see my boyfriend, Luis, perform at the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood recently. I drove over from the Valley with our friend Michael, who I’ve known since our daughters were in preschool together, plus a friend of his I had just met that night. As we parked the car and made our way down...
Another courageous article from Shanghai online news portal Sixth Tone describes the continued desperation of re-married women in Guangdong. Six months pregnant, Anxiang and her husband were forced to choose between aborting her pregnancy or losing their government jobs, because they had violated China’s new Two-Child Policy. They had thought that they were allowed to […]
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by Dan Savage Originally posted on December 10, 2014. My intelligent, lovely, in-all-ways-phenomenal 18-year-old daughter just came out to me: as asexual! I am struggling with my reaction to this. If she had said she was a lesbian, I would have been fine with it, except for all that discrimination and stuff. Show More Summary
'I saw my daughter. She didn’t move. She was dead.'
My daughter is on her way to kindergarten, about to drift off into the big world of independence and elementary school. When I got her kindergarten teacher assignment, I cried a little. What had happened to the baby I once held for the...Show More Summary
A few weeks back my daughter wondered how you would drink water if you didn’t have thumbs. She performed an experiment that ended up with water all over her shirt. This board game rather reminds me…
In just a few short weeks, I will be an empty nester. I’m not sad about it, though. For the past 22 years, since my older daughter was born, my life has revolved around my kids. I went back to work when she was 4 months old but leftShow More Summary
School has only been in session for a week and my ten-year old has already decided that her teacher doesn't like her. Last year she had a young teacher who was very creative and relaxed. My daughter worshipped her. This teacher is excellent (my son had her) but is more structured. Show More Summary
First day of nursery school for my daughter, twenty years later-the next chapter. When I signed up to move my daughter Maeve, I thought, "What a snap! Not so much. Soon I discovered, that as someone that is 6'6 and ½, it was going to be a tight fit. Show More Summary
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A few months ago my 12-year-old daughter and I were on a flight that had significant turbulence, which was really upsetting for her. Since then, she has had nightmares about the flight and has told me almost daily that she will never fly again. We have a wedding coming up that will […]
Richie Lewis was an elite college pitcher and a dynamic Major League Baseball player who faced off against some of the biggest names in the sport. But now, his family claims Richie is a drunk who is embarrassing the family and slowly...Show More Summary
For the last two days I have come across yet another picture that has shattered by otherwise routine weekend agenda of being completely consumed in making up to my three-year-old daughter for a week of daytime absence. Between splash...Show More Summary
Canadian mother Pam De Almeida often shares her “secrets” as a special needs mom on her Slice of Life Facebook page, Daily Mail reported. In a recent post, she explained several of her silent struggles, including her horror at being told that she should have aborted her daughter, Sophia. De Almeida’s 20-month-old daughter Sophia was […]
Rescheduling: The Boring-Sounding Game Changer by David Schmader O H MY GOD, did you hear about Malia Obama? Turns out the 18-year-old first daughter attended a Lollapalooza show where she was photographed smoking what appears to be a marijuana cigarette! Also, ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ. To be fair, the story is not without its juicy elements. Show More Summary
Kris: Our district used to allow ABA in at Principal discretion. My daughter is in a low functioning, self contained AU classroom. Our Principal allowed it (no cost to school Continue Reading ?
My daughter and I lucked out on a great view from our home. These Bushnell Falcon binoculars are our go to set. Sporting 7x magnification we're pretty fond of these viewers for checking out everything from birds to dolphin and whales. Show More Summary
It seemed like potty-training would be simple. And really, the physical part of it was. But no one told me about the mental piece.When my daughter was about a year old, I bought one of those little potty chairs for the bathroom where we bathe her every night. It was ... More »
Dear Sophie, I actually began writing this letter to you in my head years ago. I started it as we boarded the plane from China to bring you home with us to America. You grabbed my hand tightly and I wondered who was more afraid: you or me?. Show More Summary