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I’m Meghan. I grew up in Ohio, came of age in Arizona and am now raising a family in Pennsylvania. I’m a freelance writer and essayist, a stay-at-home mom to my five-year-old son, and a foster parent. I’m told I am too organized and too sarcastic for my own good but I don’t see how either is possible.

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I will listen. I will watch. I will teach.

Posted on July 12, 2016

I am a white mother raising a white son. That’s why I am not fearful of Ryan’s interactions with police as he gets older. That’s why I am not writing a mental parenting plan for how to explain to...

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Jun18

A Father’s Day letter to my guy.

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Dear Mike, I’ll never forget that first conversation we had about kids. We were still a fairly new couple, but we’d been together long enough to start to ponder: Could I spend...

Jun08

The summer before kindergarten.

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We have a 21-point summer bucket list. Everything from visiting our favorite playgrounds and swimming in lakes to picnicking in parks and taking nature hikes. We intend to add to...

Jun05

Memories.

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When I was engaged, I read a unique piece of advice: Buy a brand new perfume for your wedding day. If it’s the first time you wear it, the scent will become rooted in your...