Forming a community of parents, writing about our agonizing moments of self-doubt and shame when we lose it and scream back at our screamers, allow us to feel less alone during the isolating and terrifying journey of raising babies and young kids.
On opening night, our family of five went to see The Jungle Book. The excitement among the kids was palpable. I sat between my oldest and youngest daughters, one my beloved through adoption, another my beloved through the biology of my body.
It was the first night of Passover, and I was trying to coax my four-year-old into a clean outfit for the Seder. Her polka-dotted tank top from two summers ago and mismatched biking shorts didn't seem appropriate for a formal religious dinner on a cold evening in Chicago.
"Boys and girls need to see women can be as strong as men!"
Whether you are a female gamer, a celebrity or just a kid trying to navigate the social scene on Instagram, you can encounter unparalleled levels of viciousness online.
"It doesn't matter what color your skin is, it matters who you are INSIDE," says 4-year-old Cleo. Cleo's mom, a HuffPost
It almost goes without saying. The Force is strong with these girls. “I felt like she was being adopted by the geeks and
Bullying is a widespread issue for attendees of Comic-Con, on multiple different fronts. Many of those who are drawn to Geek culture have been targeted and marginalized throughout their lives.
I told Brad that weekend that I’d found them. He was pretty stunned, but seemed excited and interested. He spoke to them