Some reading over Memorial Day weekend

It’s miserable weather here in Houston. Day 2 of a raging thunderstorm sees the dogs cowering next to me at my writing table, and the children home. Last night was more than a little rough, with periodic alarms from flash flood warnings punctuating my sleep, and an automated phone call from the school at 4.29am (I […]

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Dear Lydia, Please Stop The Mommy Wars

Dear Lydia, I just finished reading your letter to your daughter.  It raises so many troubling concerns for me. You say in your letter that you’re a “stay-at-home mommy” and yet you go on to list all that you had achieved prior to having your daughter.  Why do you feel it’s necessary to detail these […]

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