I know it's an innocent question for most people. But for me, it stings.
At their perkiest, they attracted a lover’s caress. At their fullest, they nourished my children. Suffice to say, they've earned my respect.
After my marriage ended, I immediately jumped into online dating—and I found myself knee-deep in salty exchanges. Figuring out how I wanted to respond took much, much longer.
If a stranger has ever approached you to let you know how kind or polite your kid was that day, you know how good it feels. So pass it along!
My husband and I share the labour in our home, and yet our kids' school still insists on calling only me every. single. time. When will society catch up?