Tag: Donald Winnicott

Best of 2012: Happy Birthday, Mary Tyler Mom!

Two Januarys ago I started Mary Tyler Mom.  I had just returned to work after four years of being at home after moving to Cancerville.  I was adamant that I would not be writing about cancer or grief with Mary Tyler Mom.  My vision, if you will (as all good blogs start with a vision... Read more »

The Good Enough Mother

I’ve been stewing about this post for months.  MONTHS, people.  I wanted it to be perfect:  Clear.  Concise.  Informative.  Witty.  Earnest.  Knowing.  Comforting.  Wise. Bah! My need for perfection is so completely counterproductive to this discussion and a direct slap in the face of my intent, but it took me until just this second to realize that.  What can I... Read more »