Posts tagged "self-aware parent"

Sleeplessness, anxiety, and a sick child

My plan was to go to bed really early. But I find myself getting into bed around 10:30, much later than expected. At least I was packed and ready to go away with my husband tomorrow.  Getting away for a long weekend alone is not easy (schedules, planning, childcare, etc), which is why we haven’t... Read more »

My dad, the tree of optimism

Last week my sister called and told me my dad was being rushed to the hospital. Uncomfortable and scary for sure, but not shocking – we’ve been here before. So when we arrived and the nurse asked about his medical history, my mom, sister and I looked at each other, laughed, and said, “Where should... Read more »