My movie score: 4.5 (out of 5) Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
My personal best movie of 2019, “Luce” is a family-school drama that feels like a thriller and ends up being a cinematic event. A movie that has something substantial to say about the African-American experience in the US, adoption, parenting, the school industry, female solidarity and what not.
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My movie score: 4 (out of 5) IMDB: 6.8
Science Fiction movies aren’t known for dealing with subjects such as parenting. Vast expanses of space and the claustrophobic enclosures of spacecrafts don’t exactly lend themselves to discussions of attachment theory. So the new Netflix movie “I Am Mother” might be the first to do just that.
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This may have been the longest year in my adult life but also probably the most memorable one. As our son just turned one recently, I thought it’s time to share some of the things I have learned and discovered about parenting during this year. Continue reading “One-Year-Old Parent – Notes from the Field”
After 1 month of having a newborn in my life, I want to share my first thoughts about parenting. In a shell, it’s much harder than I imagined, but also surprisingly more satisfying.
Here are 10 things I now know: Continue reading “10 Things I Learned from Having a Newborn in My Life”