T he end of each year prompts reflection, and ASJA is no different in that respect than any other individual or institution. Last week I summarized a few of the great posts we've published on this blog during this year, so this week I'll move the camera out a bit and shine a light on more of what we've been up to.
Valentine's Day hasn't always been associated with romance. Before the ubiquitous candy hearts, roses, and softly lit dinners, there were beheadings, martyred saints, and pagan rituals. We take a look at the history and traditions that made February 14 the love-fest it is today.
Motherhood. The great world of pretenders. You want Golden Globes and Academy Awards - ask us overachieving mothers. The ones who try to do it all, make it all, and fix it all. Because that's what mothers do isn't it? We pretend. We hide.