The Music Mom: Eileen Carey

The bliss & the blues: 8 great songs about the ups and downs of parenthood

Sometimes the struggle to accurately express the joy, sadness, and uncertainty of parenthood feels insurmountable. Luckily, music moms and dads from the past have given us a massive catalogue of songs that perfectly capture the bliss and the blues of parenthood.

Love Is the Answer

Love is the only thing that allows us to embrace, rather than be afraid of, our differences. Racism, fear of the “other,” and acceptance of violence are effects of a lack of love. Simply put, to get rid of fear, we need to love each other.