With parenting, there are no copouts, no sick days, no vacation or leave. That means describing it like a career is both reductive and misleading.
Unlike Karen Rinaldi, I don’t believe motherhood is selfish. If anything, parenthood may be the world’s longest and most intense self-improvement class.
In watching ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ you know for sure that the good guys will win at no cost to themselves or anyone who matters. That’s not a good movie. It’s cheap therapy.
To have one day to ‘honor’ mothers is to fail to even attempt to understand all mothers do. It’s to take a gargantuan task and turn it into a tea as if somehow that makes it all worthwhile.
When your husband comes home, or when you come home to him, ask him what he wants, and give it to him. You love him, right? He’s not a bad person.
Becoming a porn star? Seeking an open relationship with his wife? A child in these situations deserves love, yes, but also help. Not blanket acceptance.
Betrayal is an inversion of love, and perhaps its greatest perversion. What, then, to do with a traitor? What he will not do for you.
Camaraderie is born in the fires of struggle and sacrifice for others, while a bromance is fueled by satisfaction and mutual amusement.
Yes, motherhood is difficult. What moves you out of the difficulty and into joy is forgetting yourself to love someone else.
To all the women who #ShoutYourAbortion: I’d like to share what happened to me when abortion seemed the logical choice but I didn’t make it.
Not everything about being a stay at home mom to your children is horrible.
To help Millennials embrace adulthood, perhaps it’s time to give them ways they can do that even if they’re not married or financially comfortable.
Let’s face it: America is obsessed with sex, and at the core of that obsession is a hardcore materialism that reduces humans to objects or beasts.
Ezekiel Emanuel wants to die at 75 because he equates worth with productivity. But burdens help us sacrifice our selfishness for love.
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