Notes From a Train

Not long ago I was on a train to London with my son. As soon as he sat down, he reached for his phone. For a few minutes I let him snap his chat and insta his gram. After all, there are streaks to be kept up, Mom. You just don't get it! He's probably... Continue Reading →

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Parents are Losing The Screen Wars. I’m One of Them.

Admitting you're failing as a parent is never easy. Admitting it on social media means you're opening yourself up to unsolicited advice--some well-meaning, some not--judgement, and commentary. Despite that, I'm going to offer myself up as a sacrificial lamb. I'm going to lay myself bare on the altar of parental judgement because I know I'm... Continue Reading →

Zombie Apocalypse? Gen X Will Outlast You All. Here’s Why…

Generation X. The sandwich generation. The peanut-butter between the white WonderBread Boomer bottom and the organic flax-seed brioche Millenial top. Oh, we have our faults. I mean, the hairspray alone is likely responsible for a depleted chunk of ozone. Landfills are full of Jessica McLintock taffeta prom dresses, polyester blend, and lots of single rhinestone... Continue Reading →

Anatomy of a Wasted Day

6:45 a.m. Wake and slog through morning routine. Resist urge to read news while children are eating breakfast. Promise self a half-hour to do so upon return home when inevitable angst and rage will not affect children. Keep promise! Pat one's self on the back. 9:10 a.m. Relish idea of well-earned, self-imposed half-hour of news and social media.... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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