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 […]

9 Things I Hope My Sons are Brave Enough to Do

On Halloween night, after a particularly frightening walk up our neighbor’s spookified porch, my 5-year-old son proclaimed, “Mommy, I can’t wait to be bigger because when you’re bigger you’re brave.” Brave. Huh. I can think of a lot of things adulthood has given me – cynicism, perspective, wisdom, experience…but just as I suspected, no bravery. […]