The Essence of Fatherhood

The Essence of Fatherhood

Just as there are as many different types of motherhood, so too are there many types of fatherhood. The distant, workaholic patriarch of the 1980’s is just one type, but is often the stereotype that is referred to with the father figure. That is not the full story....
The Guiding Instinct of Motherhood

The Guiding Instinct of Motherhood

Truth appears to be the exception rather than the norm when it comes to the transitions and phases women encounter in their lives. What is it about dishonesty around women/mothers and what we appear to not be able to cope with or deal with when it comes to our own...
Motherhood: A Journey of the Heart

Motherhood: A Journey of the Heart

I have only been pregnant once in my life, but I remember the time, several decades ago, when I first found out I was pregnant. No matter how many books I read, or how many classes I attended, nothing really prepared me for motherhood. It is something that I had to...
Motherhood as a Mosaic of Experiences

Motherhood as a Mosaic of Experiences

A few months ago I came across a poignant post by author Emily Bingham on my Facebook feed. The direct and honest post was about why one should not ask a woman about her very personal plans for having children. It is no surprise the post went viral because her message...
Single Mom Spectrum

Single Mom Spectrum

I heard on the internet that the other day was National Single Parent Day. I celebrated by continuing my job as a single parent. I’ve been a single parent since my child was about 2 years old. When I say “single parent,” I become glaringly aware of...
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