When Your Sick Kid Is 28 Years Old and 2000 Miles Away 

Mothering That Faraway Grown-Up Kid When He's in the Hospital What do you do when your grown-up kid is in the hospital a half continent away? Jump on a … [Read more...]

Surprise! Here’s What I Wore to My Daughter’s Wedding

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The votes were in. I'd asked for help deciding what to wear to my daughter's wedding. And some of my readers were kind … [Read more...]

They Did It — They Got Married (And the Bride Was Beautiful)

By Barbara Falconer Newhall They did it. They got married. And the bride was beautiful. No post last week because Jon and I were too busy running … [Read more...]

Revisiting My First Blog Post Ever — How the Selective Service Made a Man of My Son

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Note to readers. Seven years ago this month, in 2009, I posted my first blog post, and BarbaraFalconerNewhall.com was born. … [Read more...]

Tulips and Sex — Writing as If Everyone I Know Were Dead

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I want to write about tulips today. I don’t want to write about sex. The trouble is, for me, writing about tulips means … [Read more...]