Tag Archives: children

Creativity is Boring

By Shannon E. Franklin The number of times I’ve slept more than three hours in the last 18 months: zero. You see, our son has yet to sleep through the night. I was waking up every 2-3 hours since he was born to feed him, […]

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Secret Moms Club

By Shannon E. Franklin When my son was around eight weeks old, I had to go to a site visit and committee meeting for an event in which I was volunteering. It was the first time I’d left the house without my baby, but it […]

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Lessons for My Daughter

Photo by Mustafa Omar on Unsplash By Shannon E. Franklin When we found out I was pregnant, we decided to be simultaneously revolutionary and old-fashioned by not finding out the sex of our baby before it was born. We wanted to squeeze as much magic out of those […]

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