Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

Interview: Adam Mansbach, author of Go the F**k to Sleep

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

“I never would have dreamed that this book would be the big hit. One constant in my career is that I’ve always written the shit I’ve wanted to write.”
Before Adam Mansbach wrote the children’s book for grownups, Go the Fuck to Sleep, he was, in his own words, “feverishly working on all kinds of different [...]

Interview: Monica Holloway, author of Cowboy & Wills: A Love Story

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

“I just feel that secrets and shame need to be abolished—forever.”
When an author’s first book is a memoir about childhood abuse, a teenage stint driving a hearse, messy adult relationships and, ultimately, revelations of incest, here’s one thing you don’t expect from the cover of her second: a photo of an adorable Golden Retriever puppy [...]

“Oh Crap, He’s a Better Parent”—A Father’s Day Story

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads. Lynn Fox sends her husband Mike this Father’s Day gift, a beautiful essay she’s written our My Life So Far story project, SMITH’s home for readers’ memoirs-in-progress or personal essays. I can’t imagine a better tribute to the father of one’s children than “Oh Crap, He’s a Better [...]

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