Tag: Moms

What Makes a Real Mom, Anyway?

As the not-technically-adoptive guardian/mother of a 9-year-old girl (it’s a long story involving  several trips overseas, numerous court appearances, bedbugs and one rat bite), I am hypersensitive to the nuances of the term mother. Most of the time I am simply “Mom.”  Occasionally, I am “Mommy,” but always there is the shadow of the realRead more »

A Mom’s Perspective: Interview with Cristina

boys underwear from Lucky and Me

A few weeks ago a mother sent Lucky & Me an email to say thank you for providing boys’ boxer briefs which her picky son will wear. We wanted to learn more so we asked her to give an interview. Here is Cristina’s story: When her son was born, he became very ill. Ultimately he was diagnosedRead more »