That Boy, This Mama

That little boy, The one with bright eyes, Wide and filled with wonder, Watches ever so closely.   When he sees her Mind her manners and Speak with love, He does the same.   When he sees her Confidently swap her apron For a tool belt, He does the same.   When he sees her VoiceContinue reading “That Boy, This Mama”

What I Want to Say to Mothers Who Breastfeed in Public

I’ve done it in some unusual locations — the backseat of my car, public restrooms, even a department store fitting room. I’m not proud of it, of course. But, at the time, it seemed like I had little choice. I could either choose a somewhat private, secluded spot in public to do the deed orContinue reading “What I Want to Say to Mothers Who Breastfeed in Public”

The End of March

As February turned to March, my mind is flooded with memories of this time last year. The end of March is not a birthday or anniversary that I have been celebrating for years; it is a first anniversary. This time last year, my husband had accepted a job offer in San Francisco. I developed anContinue reading “The End of March”