Lynn Shattuck

Lynn Shattuck lives in Portland, Maine with her husband and two young children. She writes about parenting, truth-telling, imperfection, body image and grief. You can connect via her blog at or on Facebook.

Different Love: Do You Have a Favorite Child?

By Lynn Shattuck


The expansiveness of a mother's love is widely expressed infinite as the sky, strong and sinewy, yet as flexible as a bendy straw. My favorite is the quote by Elizabeth Stone: "Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside... Read more »