Sometimes it’s okay to ditch the schedule and simply soak in the moments with your children. As a mom, I’m constantly learning this lesson—and learning to take it slow with my kids. Read Life in the Slow Lane, PDX Parent, June/July 2016 or read it online.
One daughter wanted nothing to do with me; the other one refused anyone else. This stage in motherhood was absolutely exhausting. Read Two daughters, opposite needs, PDX Parent, March 2017 or read it online.
Holidays with kids entail a deluge of gifts from well-meaning friends and family. Here is my wish list for our girls’ presents—a list a little different than you might expect. Read Wishful Thinking, Metro Parent, December 2015.
Having a second child means a lesson in patience, for everyone in the family. Read Take Two, Metro Parent, October 2015.
Summer is prime time for fun—and a handful of health concerns. Help your baby play safely in the sun and navigate other tricky issues with this guide to your little’s health. Read Baby: The Amazing First Year, American Baby, July 2015. Read Baby: The Amazing First Year, American Baby, August 2015. Read Baby: The Amazing…
Shopping at IKEA, with a toddler in tow and a baby on board, puts parenting into perspective. Read A Trip Through the Aisles, Metro Parent, August 2015.