Parenting on a Spectrum. Intensive Is Not Helicopter.

Susan Kelley
5 min readOct 27, 2022

I Am Hands-on, Even Now That They Are Adulting.

Photo by Terence Burke

From the time I was a little girl, I wanted my very own baby. I wished for it on several birthday candles, blowing them out and silently hoping for a child of my own. I of course had no idea how that would come about, I just knew I wanted to be a mom.

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Susan Kelley

Susan is a runner, a mom of 3 grown children, and an avid traveler. She writes about humans, and wrote a book about false accusations of sexual assault.