What's In A Name? Why Rebranding Gilda's Club Matters

When I first read that the Madison, Wisconsin chapter of Gilda’s Club was changing its name because younger cancer patients didn’t know who Gilda Radner was, I did the logical thing. I went to Pinterest. If young people don’t know who Radner was, then certainly there wouldn’t be pages of pins. And I wouldn’t scroll through many more pins if I searched “delicious ambiguity,” that beautiful quote from her memoir. Guess what Gilda's Club of Madison? Pinterest totally knows who Gilda Radner is. Totally....more
Just terrible. Who cares if people remember her from SNL? That's beside the point. I don't have ... more

Speech Delays: Talk to Me

I look at his face, red now, with snot and tears and drool all mixing into one big, frustrated mess. He wants so much to tell me. Even more, he wants me to understand. Why aren’t I helping him? ...more

If we don't understand our kids, then who else will. How many times have you seen a toddler ... more