Month: February 2020

Have children, they said…it will be fun, they said — they lied… That kind of roller coaster feeling that I’m sure all parents can attest. That hating parenting and the...

My life so far has been defined as a mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunty — but I have no freaking clue who or what I am or want! No,...

Scary Mommy and seanoriordan/Getty February 2015: My older daughter was 15 months old and it was Valentine’s week. She had been sick for a few days, and I knew...

Frida Mom/Youtube “What are those first few months like?” my friend asks. We’re sitting in my apartment chatting as my son runs around us. I look at him and...

Courtesy of Lora Devries You know those moments in your life when time literally slows down to slow-mo mode and you feel as if you are having an out...

PictureNet Corporation/Getty My mother conveyed my father’s cancer diagnosis through an e-mail. It was cheerfully worded, full of hope and gratitude — so much so that I almost missed...

Scary Mommy and 10’000 Hours/Getty It’s like a 1950s sitcom up in here. Every night, I stay up late. Every night, he goes to bed early. He kisses me....

Rachel Garlinghouse/Instagram When my seven-year-old son gets off the bus every day, he sprints up our long driveway and straight into my open arms. I cover his face with...

Suwannar Kawila / EyeEm/Getty A woman’s story about an OB-GYN who would refuse to perform a tubal ligation without her husband’s permission goes viral A woman’s tweet about a visit...

Courtesy of Victoria Fedden Every morning when I wake up I dread the news alerts on my phone. Cases of new illnesses are soaring, a missing person has been...