Does Penis Size Really Matter?

It is the age old question. Does size matter? When we hear it, most of us immediately think about penis size. Many men are so hung up on penis size that even in early dating stages will provide commentary on their member....more
I'm not a prudeby any means, but this blog post doesn't give women the credit they deserve. The ... more

Forget Rivalry! What Do You Do About Sibling Bribery?

My son once paid my daughter a dollar to go away and leave him alone. I found the little girl in the workshop turned temporary kids’ room by herself on her bed, clutching her dollar. The boy and his friends were outside, carefree and clearly up to something. They eyed me as I walked past, looked down and picked at their fingernails when I said, “Where’s your sister?”...more
 @Jane Byers Goodwin Thanks for reading and commenting, Jane! Of course, I realize each of my ... more

Forget Rivalry! What Do You Do About Sibling Bribery?

My son once paid my daughter a dollar to go away and leave him alone. I found the little girl in the workshop turned temporary kids’ room by herself on her bed, clutching her dollar. The boy and his friends were outside, carefree and clearly up to something. They eyed me as I walked past, looked down and picked at their fingernails when I said, “Where’s your sister?”...more
 @dallassinglemom Yes, great points. My own younger sister after she read this said something to ... more

BlogHerMoms: Do You Know Where Your YOU Is?

I think it’s also true that being a mother really doesn’t change you all that much. Somewhere underneath all that meal-making and scraped-knee kissing we do, we are still the same 14-, 23- or 37-year-old we’ve always been, trying to find our way and our place in life, to become who we really are, the concentrated orange-juice version of ourselves: rich, potent, bright, and more satisfying....more
Stacy, I think about your book "Falling Apart in One Piece" just about every day. When I got ... more

What I'd Really Like to Put in My Son's Backpack

If I could, I'd smoosh Mommy up into a tiny action figure version, and I'd slip myself into his other pocket. I'd be there just to listen or give him a little hug when he needs it. But I know as well as you: He won't need it. He'll be just fine. ...more

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He is doing just fine. Like I knew he would. But it's so ... more