Michelle Obama and the Great Debate About When to Call Yourself a ‘Single Mom.’

On NPR’s Tell Me More this Tuesday, I participated in a segment designed to offer married mothers tips on how to manage their temporary solo parenting experiences. The idea for the segment came from a clever piece in Working Mother magazine by author and family therapist, Lori Gottlieb, who also participated in the conversation. During […]

First Family Realness: A Single Parent’s Response to the 2013 Inauguration.

Yesterday was a celebration of diversity: racial, sexual, gender, relationship, and family diversity. From the President’s bold inaugural address, which championed very specific left-leaning values to Cuban American poet Richard Blanco’s gorgeous inaugural poem, “One Today,” which invoked the rich tapestry of cultures in this country and the power of national (and, broader, basic human) […]