“We are only as sick as our secrets.” (Alcoholics Anonymous) It’s over. On Monday, February 5th, 2018, in what was likely his last public appearance, former Michigan State University and …
How can we possibly feel that this man, Donald Trump, values that which we painstakingly endure in the course of Motherhood?
The success of Girls proved something we knew already: the lives of females are intrinsically and boundlessly interesting.
To the children, gender seemed like a social construct of the grown-up world, rooted in arbitrary semantics, and did not dictate social mores.
Tired of the nagging fear of inadequacy that the books gave me and desperate to silence the voice saying, you should be doing more, I took my mom’s advice.
But Lovey, she’s ten; it’s time to let her go. Everything she needs from you, she already has—except the will to leave you.
Someday, when food is not my best friend and worst enemy, my punishment and reward, my drug, my escape, my prison, I will write about it.
Underneath these selfish and unrealistic wishes that skate across my mind is the knowledge that wishing alone won’t make it so.
There’s room in our prayers for them too; let us not forget those who don’t make the news.
Save the applause, pick up your jaws—Guinness Book, here we come.
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