HAVING IT ALL KINDA SUCKS

Only women would sign up for this much crap. Okay first, allow me to check my privilege so you don’t have to: I am a white woman with a college education. I am married. I live in a beautiful little town in the mountains. I have a career I genuinely like. I am one lucky… Read more »

MY NOT SO PERFECT BIRTH STORY

I actually haven’t really spoken about my birth story much throughout the last two years. I think partly because it seems like such a distant haze, but also because I have such a visceral post-traumatic reaction to the whole thing. It was not my perfect birth plan. Not even close. If anything it was everything… Read more »

GOD I MISS YOU

God I miss you   I miss you every morning when you walk in to school with your swollen backpack.   I miss you every heavy nap you take without being in my own arms.   I miss you every time I can’t wipe your tears as you scrape your newly formed skin.   I… Read more »

MY CELEBRITY CRUSH BOUGHT ME DINNER

Photo from SOHO House West Hollywood. I did not take French in high school. I went the practical route and took Spanish. I still say gracias “grassy ass”, but that’s not my fault. I learned Spanish (and English, for that matter) in Arkansas. I escaped Arkansas in 2012 and have never looked back. I have… Read more »