Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Parenthood

I have a son who is almost two years old. I knew growing up I always wanted children. I met my now-husband in college and having a family was high on both of our priority lists. We’ve been married now for about six years. We had a great relationship until we had our son. I’m… Read More

Jackson and me, Mother’s Day, 2012. This weekend is Mother’s Day, and while for me it’s a happy day I enjoy, I keep in my thoughts all the women for whom this day can be challenging to get through. I’m also thinking about the brand new moms out there — the ones who will be… Read More

Yesterday was Drew’s 48th birthday, but maybe as exciting: it was Jackson’s half birthday and he is now 6-1/2. Parenting a 6-1/2-year-old is way different than parenting a 2-1/2-year-old, which might not come as a big surprise. There are little things about this age that I wasn’t expecting, not because they’re surprising but because, like… Read More

Sometimes, at the right angle, I can catch a glimpse of my kids and see what they’ll look like when they’re a few years older. Here, in this photo of Jackson taken on Saturday after a birthday party (hence the face painting and goody bag), I think I can actually see what he’ll look like… Read More

Good morning! I’m writing this from way up in the air, en route from Austin back to New York. I bought a wifi pass to get some work done on the 3+ hour flight and I was going to write a column for this morning, but I didn’t have any letters in my in-box I… Read More