Parents are Losing The Screen Wars. I’m One of Them.

Admitting you're failing as a parent is never easy. Admitting it on social media means you're opening yourself up to unsolicited advice--some well-meaning, some not--judgement, and commentary. Despite that, I'm going to offer myself up as a sacrificial lamb. I'm going to lay myself bare on the altar of parental judgement because I know I'm... Continue Reading →

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How to Make–and Keep–Expat Friends

And so another season of goodbyes is upon us. I've written extensively about the art of saying goodbye to good friends. I've walked the walk, talked the talk, and all the rest. Nearly ten years of saying goodbye to acquaintances, friends, good friends, and the ones who feel more like family than friends has left... Continue Reading →

Women Who Don’t Burn

Not that long ago a friend pulled me aside and said, "You know, if you lived a few centuries ago, I think you'd have been burned at the stake." It was meant as a compliment, and I took it as one. Because what he meant was that outspoken women, loud women, women who didn't sit... Continue Reading →

A Rock and a Hard Place

Recently a writer tweeted a comment in reaction to a female politician's actions. Women on Twitter correctly pointed out that in their experiences, as actual women, that particular advice 1. Wrongly shifts the burden onto women 2. Doesn't do fuck all 3. Often has the opposite effect 4. Could be downright dangerous Instead of actively... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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