Family Archive

Grieving Mother’s Day

This is a repost of an original piece I wrote for BlogHer.com. “Grief, when it comes, is nothing we expect it to be,” writes Joan Didion in her deeply felt memoir The Year of Magical Thinking. Her book chronicles the aftermath of her husband’s unexpected ...Read More

9 Ways to Celebrate Leap Day

This is a repost of an original piece I wrote for BlogHer.com.  I’m always on a hunt for more time—to spend with family, do the laundry, read a great book, sleep—and many of my friends feel the same way. Just last week I had a ...Read More