Knowing by Stephanie Haass

Topic: Communication My son is twelve days old and I am holding him for the first time. I can feel his tiny heart beating against my naked chest, and the landslide of emotion that engulfs me is indescribable. We’re cuddled together in a rocker in the NICU, tethered to monitors and machines by a tangled … Continue reading

Attack of the Berkeley Mom by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Entitlement The playground was crowded but peaceful. Nothing was out of the ordinary. Throngs of two and three year olds swung, slid, climbed, pedaled, shoveled and toddled around in an organized sea of chaos. Adults stood by in the wings ready to intervene should intervention be required. “Mommy, look at me”s and “Daddy, I … Continue reading