How What You Don’t Know Can Help You

Tree along the Mississippi River in Minnesota with its first leaves in springtime
The first leaves of spring, by the author, Emily P.G. Erickson

Growing up, on the second Sunday in May, you could usually find my family outside, planting flowers for my mom. On Mother’s Day last year, my husband, kids, and I stuffed our in-ground planters with seedlings: basil, mint, strawberries, and tiny tomatoes you can pop in your mouth come August. But when…

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Emily PG Erickson

Emily PG Erickson

Former mental health researcher sharing insights about psychology and parenting. www.emilypgerickson.com