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) […]

How Do You Do It?: One Single Mom’s Answer.

Almost daily, mothers come up to me and say, “I just don’t know how you do it. I don’t know what I would do if I were a single mother.” I never know what to say. I usually make some sort of comment about how “good my daughter is,” or how “yes, it is a […]