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Time Passing

I'm Holding On

Wendy Wisner | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Wendy Wisner

At this point in my life as a parent (8.5 years!), I don't really think about my parenting choices, at least not in the way I used to when my first child was a baby. It basically works, and if it doesn't, I'm too tired to question it.

Subtle Shifts

Sara Goldfarb | Posted 11.11.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldfarb

I just stared at her, my jaw lying on the floor. What was happening? Was this a dream? Where was my daughter and who on earth was this heaven-sent angel standing before me?

Please Do Grow Up

Wendy Bradford | Posted 11.08.2014 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

I remember when I realized I had a daughter and not just a baby. It was as if the planet shifted, and I felt close to slipping off. All the hard edges revealed themselves, and it occurred to me I would be teaching a girl how to be in a world I had not yet figured out.

What Does A Minute Feel Like?

The New Yorker | Carolyn Kormann | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

The other day, I was a lab rat in a performance-art piece on the High Line. The artist, an Argentinian named David Lamelas, arranged forty-odd people...

Why Time Seems To Speed Up As We Get Older

iDoneThis Blog | Janet Choi | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

One unnerving aspect of getting older is how life seems to start speeding up. Feeling that whoosh as time rushes past you can be disheartening as you ...

LOOK: This Photo Of Three Sisters Is Both Bittersweet And Heartwarming

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.19.2013 | Women

There is something extraordinarily heartening -- not to mention refreshing -- about seeing people venerate age in our youth-obsessed culture. That...

Why I Want A Baby Post 50

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 05.01.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Despite all of the hard work, the stinky, slimy, exhausted-ness of having a baby, there are times when I miss it so much it's as if something is pulling on my uterus, some external force telling me I NEED a baby.

10 Years Ago: A Lifetime and an Instant

Lindsey Mead | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

My daughter turns 10 this week. I'm swimming in a sea of memories of this week ten whole years ago, a week that commenced a season that changed everything for me.

Here's What Happens When Parents Blink

Jim Higley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

I remember noticing my son's shoelace -- a little too long -- and telling myself that I needed to retie it so he didn't trip. Then I blinked. That little boy just took his last college exam.