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Moms of Boys

No, I Don't Need A Daughter

Morgan Starr | Posted 04.14.2016 | Parents
Morgan Starr

I'm completely and totally happy with the hand I've been dealt, and my heart is overflowing with love for my three boys. I think we'll be just fine without any daughters; my three sons are enough for me.

A Letter from an Adoptee to Her Sons

Christina Romo | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Christina Romo

I want you both to know that by making that decision to adopt me three decades ago, Grandma and Grandpa truly changed my life. In a matter of a year, I went from being an orphan to becoming someone's daughter.

7 Things I'm Not Afraid To Tell My Sons About Love, Sex And Their Bodies

Joanna Schroeder | Posted 12.28.2014 | Parents
Joanna Schroeder

You don't have to be jacked. You don't have to be ripped. You can be yourself and people are still going to want to be your friend and date you.

The Only Woman My Sons Will Ever Need

Darcy R. Shapiro | Posted 11.23.2014 | Parents
Darcy R. Shapiro

Will I lose my boys when they are older? Will Isabelle or Becky or Abby or Eva come along and steal my sons away?

Little Bit of Hand-Holding This Mother's Day

Rachel Blaufeld | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Rachel Blaufeld

How much longer do I have being the girl my son comes over to after a game? Not long, I suspect. High school is around the corner, which brings faux independence and romance.

Is It My Responsibility To Make My Son 'Cool'?

Joanna Schroeder | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Joanna Schroeder

This isn't for me, I don't care if he's cool. I'll love every cell of him forever, endlessly, every second, regardless of what he chooses to do with his life. But there are times when it's just easier to be a cool guy.

What To Do When Your Tween Boy Wants To Hold Your Hand

Jenny Isenman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

The other day, my son looked at me with those same wide eyes that once asked, "Mommy, when I'm older will you marry me?" and asked, "Mom, I'm getting older, doesn't that mean I should start wearing Hollister?"

Moms of Boys Are Jealous Shrews, So Here's a Contract for Your Son's Future Wife

Jenny Isenman | Posted 08.01.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

The moment you bring a baby boy into the world, you start to wonder when he's going to leave you. That's right. You know that one day he'll leave you for another woman.