Grandparent Rights? No!

There are a group of people who are currently lobbying for grandparent rights. Visitation rights, specifically. They claimed yesterday as ‘their’ day. Flag Day, in the US, has now been co-opted by folks who have their own agenda, and frankly, … Continue reading

Mothers Day For The Motherless

In North America, Mother’s Day is Sunday. We’re inundated by how wonderful, how noble, how fantastically loving and sweet Mothers are. But…what if yours wasn’t? What if your mother was a cautionary tale? … Continue reading

10 Tips For Being A Reasonable Grandparent

Relationships with ­in-­laws can be a major source of stress for many families. Add a new baby in the mix, and things can go from tense to flat out explosive. So, in the interest of diffusing some situations before they … Continue reading

Dr. Laura Is Wrong

  Recently, across my news feed, there was a cartoon from Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s Facebook page, with the caption, “The Mother and Daughter in law can never be equal, nor should they strive to be”. Dr. Laura went on to say … Continue reading

Glamma?! No. Just…No.

I’ll never forget the first time. There I was, innocent as can be, when Wolf met up with a coworker and the guy’s wife. I was noticably pregnant, and his wife was just soooo excited, telling me that her daughter … Continue reading