A parent of two following The One Rule learns a bit about the nature of the Parent of us all.
Reflections on becoming a parent.
Reflections on consciousness.
A sampling of images and mini-essays from a unique interactive project.
A stay-at-home mom finds comfort in her secret identity.
A memorial for a mother who had a passion for broken things.
What a quiet kid learned about identity and parenting from her own small town upbringing.
A resigned nurse learns to be still and value a new kind of productivity.
The mother of an infant girl struggles to stay in the present through crisis.
The memory of yards captured in photographs recalls a journey of inherited wonder.
One person’s story of the journey through cancer to self-discovery and renewed priorities.
On the dynamics of accepting one’s own body and teaching a teen-aged daughter to do the same.
A story about a man, a woman, a ceremony and more.
Thoughts on shifting roles in the latter years of a parent’s life.
A time of year when families traditionally gathers prompts thoughts about a mother’s identity.
A reflection on the super-humans we know as our parents.
A vigilant mother wonders at her progeny.
What folk tales and the biblical narrative have to offer about the process of growing up.
On the paradox of aspirations within a family.
Reflecting on identity via a mother's larger-than-life mythology.
On receiving a call for submissions for the "Women's Worlds" issue of catapult magazine.
A reflection on God entering the world as a newborn baby.
Confronting the inner child as an adult living in mom and dad's home.
A single mother living with her parents puts a few thoughts on the proverbial clothesline for examination.
A long illness and healing process shifts relationships and conceptions of self.
No more teachers, no more books, no more...peace and quiet? Regular routines? Freedom?
A daughter bears the marks of her parents, human and divine.
Reflections on the dark days of early parenthood with Hillary Frank.
On embracing the mourning of parents who have lost a child to a miscarriage.
Following an unconventional path to parenthood.