The Right-To-Die Effect

I didn't want to write about Brittany Maynard, because it’s hard to disagree with someone who is dying of cancer and not look (and feel) like a big jerk. But here I sit, trying to write about something else, and I just keep coming back … Continue reading The Right-To-Die Effect

7 Embarrassing Accomplishments of an Overwhelmed Parent

Like most parents, I think my kids are pretty much the most awesome people in the world.  My husband is cool too, although it's less cute when he babbles, drools or gets food all over himself. Anyway, I'm truly thankful for my family, home, job, … Continue reading 7 Embarrassing Accomplishments of an Overwhelmed Parent

On Marriage, Mexicans, and Misunderstandings: I’m not a freaking bird.

First, let me state for the record that I love my husband and have never regretted our marriage, although it’s been a rough road at times.  He is compassionate, sweet, intuitive, a great dad, brave, and smart in all the ways that I am not … Continue reading On Marriage, Mexicans, and Misunderstandings: I’m not a freaking bird.