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Sam Milam is a freelance writer, photographer, and attachment parenting advocate. You can find her over at her blog,
Pocketful of Pebbles
, or out exploring the Pacific Northwest with her two kids.
Sam Milam's Articles
I'll Keep You Safe, Mom
I stood in the hallway and tentatively pushed the bathroom door open, holding my breath as I peered into the darkness, waiting for it to bump into something solid, a person perhaps. I reached out and...
| 06.19.18 12am | SHARE
I Don’t Have A Plan If I Die
I don’t have a plan if I die. Who could I possibly choose to replace me? No one can replace me. I'm one of a kind. I am a mother.
| 04.5.18 12am | SHARE
How To Counter The Sexist Bullsh*t Your Daughters Learn At School
How do we, as parents, counter this deeply ingrained message that our girls and young women are supposed to look a certain way to be accepted?
| 02.6.18 12am | SHARE
I Tell My Small Children Where Babies Come From
I tell my small children the truth about where babies come from because it is a natural biological function that has been shrouded in shame and control for too long.
| 11.28.17 12am | SHARE
Validating A Child Doesn't Mean Coddling Them
Validating a child isn't telling them what's worth or not worth crying over. We don't get to judge our kids for having a different perspective.
| 09.27.17 12am | SHARE
Stop Gaslighting Your Kids
We can teach our children resilience, empathy, and compassion by modeling those behaviors. And most importantly, we stop gaslighting them.
| 09.8.17 12am | SHARE