It is Thursday night and I am once again staring into my pantry wondering what to make for dinner. That feeling of confusion and wonder sometimes mixed with hopefulness and
(1 mom + 1 dad + 4 girls + 1 boy) x (4 homeschoolers + 1 toddler with Trisomy 21) ÷ (2 bedrooms + 1 bathroom) = Emily Orton's life in New York City She writes: I've been reading about motherhood. Women are deciding what it means to them; what value maternity holds for them, for their families, for society. Women are changing to accommodate children entering their lives, their children's increasing independence or children departing on their own adventures.