Tag: raising children

Parents: Right Now Is All You’ve Got

Last night, a drunk driver crashed into my friend’s parked car, pushing it across the grass to rest against her neighbor’s stone porch. Minutes before the crash, my friend’s daughter and grandson had been in the space obliterated by the drunk driver but they’d…

Meditation on Motherhood

I was never one of those moms who grieved their kids growing up. I thought it was great. I didn’t want them to be babies forever. Or to be toddling around the house indefinitely. I didn’t want to stand on the sidelines of wet…

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