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 […]

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 […]