When I learned you were going to be part of my son’s life, I couldn’t breathe.
By Melissa Bangs. The agony of missing my daughter was accompanied by the shame of abandoning her.
“The second time I got cancer…” Not a sentence I thought I'd ever say, but I've used it in the last several months. To differentiate from the first time I got cancer at age 12, and a breast cancer diagnosis at age 39. wresting with this disease as a kid: very different dealing with it now as a mom to three and wife to one. Join me on my LAST (hopefully ever!) chemo treatment.
By Gillian Kessler. He is all elemental, stick and strength, born of my strong body, his muscles rest in mine.
As the parent of a trans* kid, I was deeply affected by Leelah Alcorn’s suicide.
By Stephanie Land. I know I'm headed for a hard road, raising two kids on my own.
Over the years, I've taken a keen interest in the response to death in our country. We don't like it. It makes us uncomfortable. Someplace deep inside, we believe if we're smart enough, fast enough, clever enough, it won't happen to us.
Mom makes touch decision to find another family for her adopted son.
Jenni Chui is raising a new generation of boys that she hopes will have the power to change the rape culture.
Busy, tired mom with a two-year-old in the grocery store finds that she wants to be better.