“The Avengers,” Comic Book Superheroes, and Raising Boys Without Men

The Wonder Woman action figure that stands on Sissy's bookshelf. (Image filtched from her cool Instagram stream.)

Raising boys without men isn’t easy. Can superheroes help? Reflections on The Avengers, comic books, and the conversations they inspire. [...]


Life is busy and challenging; mostly it is immensely rewarding and beautiful and full of laughter and joy. [...]

Solidarity, My Solitary Valentines, Solidarity.

Valentine’s Day sucks. Now, get your butts off the pity pot. (I’m talking to you. Yes, you.) [...]


Mothering is hard, dammit. I’m doing the best I can possibly do. [...]