Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Covid-19 has moved at a rapid pace, changing people’s way of life in many cities. I’m feeling even more helpless as I watch my city of Seattle trail mere weeks behind Italy, where my parents live.

I created an emergency kit for when I’m feeling down. Here’s what’s in it.

On my worst days, I really need to be reminded of how much I am loved

A (far from complete) list of the roles moms play

Moms aren’t just caretakers, but jills of all trades, masters of everything

As a former foster parent, am I a mom — or something else?

Regardless of the title, I’m happy to just be part of my child’s chosen family