Parenting In Between The Lines

Pick up any book about Mom-ing or Dad-ing and it's usually full of the deep, dark, and diabolical bits of parenting. Temper tantrums and teen angst. Potty training and puberty survival tips (mental note: post idea). All important, but there's a lot more that goes into this parenting malarkey than just the big stuff. I... Continue Reading →

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An Open Letter From a Parent Volunteer

Dear Parents, I volunteer at my children's school a fair amount. I do it for a lot of reasons, but believe it or not, I actually enjoy spending time with school age kids. Most of the time. I complain about it and I'm often exhausted by it. Often times it's thankless. Sometimes it's downright appalling how badly... Continue Reading →

You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ’til Someone Being An Ass Makes it Clear

Recently I had, for lack of a better word, a situation, with another mother. This situation resulted in me, to put it bluntly, losing my shit. I am not ashamed to admit it. I was seething. I was practically vibrating with incredulity. I furiously messaged my husband who was away at the time, my fingers flying over the... Continue Reading →

This Woman’s Work

When my first son was a baby, just learning to goo and gaa and blow little baby raspberries, he would look at me all goo-goo eyed and say: "Dada" "Mama" I would say to him, making sure to enunciate. "Maaa-Maaaa". He would bobble his giant baby head and smile and say, yet again, "Dada". I'd... Continue Reading →

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