One of the Most Powerful Pieces of Writing About Parenting, and Living with Courage & Heart: “Finding Your Voice” Blog

Just wanted to recommend Jennifer Lawler's great blog, Particularly amazing is her essay, "For Jessica," which is simply the most powerful thing I've ever read about being a parent, loving another person, cultivating courage in the face of the impossible, and what love is truly about.

For Jessica

July 19th, 2010

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine and I were talking about a study she’d just read, which concluded that people without children were happier than people with children; or, to put it more precisely, despite what conventional wisdom holds, the study found that having children did not increase anyone’s happiness.

 

At which all I could do was burst out laughing.  Because, well.  Duh. (Read more)

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