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July 1, 2002

Not An Interloper

Summary

House-husband. Primary caregiver. At-home parent. Full-time dad. All these terms are descriptive, but I usually describe myself as an at-home dad.

June 1, 2001

Stealing Home

Summary

In the beginning, he was nervous and unsure -- afraid of making a mistake. The brand-new gym shorts and T-shirt bore no telltale signs of an athlete.

October 4, 2000

Becoming Sleep Nourished

Summary

How would our mothering experiences be different if we were no longer so exhausted- sometimes so completely exhausted- that we wake up in the mornings longing for just a few mor

September 1, 2000

Brushstrokes

Summary

“Are we really going to paint today, Mommy?” Brian had asked hopefully one day when he saw the brushes standing tall next to the unopened jars of paint.

September 1, 1999

The Unsung Heroes: What About Working Dads?

Summary

As a society, we need to realize that fathers are just as important to children as moth

December 3, 1998

Getting Organized for Christmas

Summary

After years of being excited in October, becoming frantic and exhausted in December, and vowing in January never to do it that way again, I knew I needed help.

June 5, 1998

Mother-Rhythms

Summary

Reflections on the rhythm and 'flow' of the daily life of an at-home parent. 

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Parenting
February 1, 1998

Grand Passion

Summary

For as long as I can remember, I knew I would have a grand passion in my life, and for the better part of my life, I assumed it would be my career.

September 27, 1997

We’re Going To The Swamp — NOW!

Summary

Catherine Myers writes about the difficulties and rewards of family hikes.

May 1, 1995

Queen For a Day?

Summary

This Mother’s Day, I would like to go beyond the presents, the expectations, the “perfect day” mentality.

April 5, 1995

The Essence Of Mothering

Summary

Motherhood has always raised more questions in my mind than it has answered.

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April 1, 1993

Time and Freedom

Summary

Catherine Myers reflects on her children's early years and the decision she and her husband made to try preschool and then to drop out, raising their children without school thr