Mother’s Day musings

Mother’s Day musings

As I make hasty plans to celebrate the final college graduation of my maternal career, I am pondering the beauty of parental transitions. I should be confirming reservations, packing, even figuring out what I’m going to wear. But I accidentally pulled out an old shoebox that sent me down a familiar detour and now I’m [...]

Sistermoms

Sistermoms

Where would we be without our sistermoms? The college roommate mom who, without comment, always packed extra snacks on playdates because she knew you wouldn’t remember to bring anything for your kids? The witty mom who makes you laugh? The tri-lingual mom who is definitely smarter than you? The artistic mom who made amazing costumes [...]

An open thank you note to the four people brave enough to call me Mom

Today, I'm toasting my four children and the happy fact that I've been hosting Mother's Day celebrations every single day since July 8, 1987. Thank you to Charlie, Katherine, Vinnie and Molly: For eating my homemade chocolate chip cookies even though I almost always burnt the last pan. For storming in the front door, stomping [...]