Coping with Crisis

On the positive side, there are some girls who emerge out of the divorced, mother-headed households as exceptionally resilient young women. It seems that some young women thrive on the increased responsibilities and challenges that they face in these families, and they develop warm and deeply affectionate ties with their mothers. Similar findings do not […]

Into the Woods

Boy #1 and I took a marvelous hike last night. There’s an old railroad track in town, used on occasion but infrequently at best. Boy #1 wondered aloud where it left town — and I, who have lived in this town for 30 of my 37 years, had no idea. We decided to follow the […]