The Inevitable Heartbreak of Mothering Boys

“I just turned 40, if I’m going to do this again I have to do it soon!” my friend, a first-time mom said about gearing up for a second pregnancy while nursing her 4-month-old son. “I know what you mean,” I quipped, “I’m not far behind you.” “Would you want a girl?” she asked. “I […]

Benefits of Raising a Mama’s Boy

I guess you could say I have a mama’s boy in my 6-year-old son. Currently reigning as the queen of his heart, you can bet I’m soaking up all the love and attention (while secretly hoping it lasts forever). “Be careful, you don’t want to raise a mama’s boy!”, people warn in that joking-but-not-joking sort […]

20 Signs You’re Raising a Mama’s Boy

My Dearest Fellow Boy Mama, I don’t have to tell you how special the bond between mother and son can be. The addictive high that comes from being the greatest love of your boy’s life is good. So good. Too good. I have two sons–double the pleasure, double the gross, double the injury, and double […]

Mama’s Boy Magic is Real, Y’all

My 5-year-old son, BooBoo is the most spirited and loving child around. Always has been. Whether he’s making fast friendships with strangers or weaseling out of trouble on account of those dimples, he’s always workin’ his magnetic mojo. As his mother, I’d love to tell you that I’m immune to his charms, but even I’ve […]

10 Reasons Why I Love Mothering Boys

  Obviously I love my sons, they are super awesome people I’m proud to know.  Mothering boys in general is an amazing adventure for which I have so much to be thankful for.Letterman style, here are my Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Mothering Boys: 10.  The dirt.  I am a reformed neat freak, so reformed […]