Last year a few days before Mother’s Day, I was talking with a few moms about their plans for that day when everyone (a.k.a. spouse) is supposed to do everything perfectly. One mom, rather conspiratorially, admitted that she hated breakfast in bed. One by one, the others chimed in. The complaints ranged from the maple […]


Last year, in honor of Mother’s Day, we featured the writing and photographs of Ali Smith. She shared with us some powerful stories of motherhood, and we are grateful to her and the moms she featured. This year she’s sharing with us again. And next year…drum roll…her book Momma Love: How the Mother Half Lives, […]

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