It hurt badly to go through my mom’s things. It took my siblings and I a few hours just to go through her vintage brooches. She loved pretty pins, and we bought her many over the years. The ones we loved best were the ones we recalled her wearing during our childhoods. My brother picked […]
Ah, yes, Jennifer and Amy. Quintessential Gen X names. Here’s their mother decked out in sky blue on a 1960s Murray bicycle. Isn’t it awesome that she outfitted it with not just one, but two, child seats? Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14. Do you have any special memories of riding bikes with your mom? […]
A family went out to a restaurant for dinner. When the waitress arrived, the parent gave their orders. Immediately, the five-year-old daughter piped up with her own: ‘I’ll have a hot dog, french fries, and a Coke.’ ‘Oh no you won’t, interjected the dad and turning to the waitress he said, ‘She’ll have meat loaf, […]
A new FDA approved, at-home system designed to improve fertility may offer hope to women struggling through a generation’s fertility crisis. The crisis began when Generation X women (born between 1961 and 1981) delayed having children primarily because career and/or financial concerns. Despite warnings from physician and fertility experts to engage in thoughtful family planning, […]
Long after I’m gone, this old house on 20th Street will still be standing. We moved here right after I got pregnant with my son Sullivan who is nine now. Dear Lord, where does the time go? When we first moved in everything had a fresh coat of paint and the hardwood floors were pristine. […]
Do you fix a traditional Sunday dinner for your family? What are some of your go-to recipes?
At the start of a new work week, just before sunrise, Robert came into our room to tell me goodbye. He goes in early on Mondays so he can leave in time to make it to our son’s basketball practice. I’m glad his employer offers workplace flexibility. The rigid policies of some along with the […]