A friend’s daughter is pregnant with her first child, and has experienced the joys of morning sickness, back pain, and unsolicited comments about the size of her body. She recently wrote a social … [Read more...]
Are We Too Judgmental Towards Parents?
The other day, a friend of mine went to a health food store to buy her young son some gluten-free porridge, as he has bad food allergies. She was speaking to the shop’s sales clerk and mentioned that … [Read more...]
Giving New Moms Some Space
A woman I know got Mother’s Day off to an early start by giving birth to twin boys last week. I noticed that a snapshot of the babies was posted on Facebook with a note saying that everyone was … [Read more...]
The Etiquette of Traveling With Kids
A friend of mine just returned from a European holiday with this story: Their hotel was a small and charming one tucked away in the countryside. There were only 50 or so guests, including an affluent … [Read more...]