My Kids Are Lucky to Have Me: Part I

So many blog posts celebrate motherhood through odes to children.  I can understand why; I, too, think my children are pretty awesome.  I’m only a mother because of them, so I cannot help but feel grateful for their presence. I know I’m lucky to have them. But, quite honestly, I also think they are lucky […]

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In the Beginning

I was a sensitive child. I felt every emotion like a tsunami, full blast. I was a crier. Every emotion burst through tears. In my generation, I feel as though unless the emotion was not joy, children were not really allowed to have negative emotions. As I’ve heard from countless peers, expressing displeasure with your […]

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What to Write About?

My brother sent me a blogging idea/content generator because I was afraid I didn’t have enough to talk about. The idea is to think of a few topics, and then generate the five “w” questions – who, what, where, why, and when. For example, if the topic is sociology, the five questions would be “who […]

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About Me

Who am I? In a nutshell: JD/PhD from Stanford University. Scholar who studies parenting in the law. Mommy to The Prince (8), The Queen (6) and The Messenger (2). Wife to The Protector, a man who loves me more than I’ll probably ever know.  Writer who shares openly. Friend dedicated to just being there. Lover […]

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