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 […]

On Gender Roles, Equality and the #BoyMom Hashtag

On Gender Roles, Equality and the #BoyMom Hashtag

I’m afraid I’m on another soapbox today. This time it’s about gender roles and equality. And why, as the mom of four exceptional girls, I hate certain uses of the #boymom hashtag. Here’s the thing: I firmly believe that gender differences are real, natural and good. But those differences are hard to define and have […]