The Parents Who Just Won’t Quit

Have you ever known those parents who just won’t quit? Like mine. When I was 15 I had moments where I just wanted them to stop, you know, molding me into a decent human being who knew how to succeed and work hard in life.  How annoying that they would care that much. Now at […]

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Just a Mom

A few days ago a man asked, “So are you just a mom, or do you work?” “Just a mom.” I said with a smile, before I could realize my feelings were hurt. I thought a lot about the way that question was worded, after the fact. It temporarily wounded my pride, but since I […]

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Why Didn’t Anyone Warn Me About the Smoke Alarms?

Six months ago today I became a mom. I remember when I was visibly very pregnant, it seemed that at least once a week I would have someone say something negative to me about having children. Typically they were strangers, which is just weird. Not to mention the endless amount of blogs that outline every […]

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