On letting go of mommy guilt

On letting go of mommy guilt

I think there are two things that all mothers can agree on: the horror of the stomach flu and the relentlessness with which mommy guilt pursues us at every turn. It starts early when well-meaning friends, family and strangers ask us how the baby is sleeping and we sheepishly admit that no, we’re not getting […]

When justice isn’t about choosing sides

I’ve spent the past month reading everything I could about race relations in the United States—and specifically within our legal system—as well as the opinions of people on both “sides” of the current conversation about black men and the actions of law enforcement officers. I’ve shared some of my thoughts on Facebook but found, more often […]