Just Bend Over

I think about the future a lot, but it’s usually in some wort of weird anxiety-filled consideration of all the bad parts that could possibly come my way. I think about who’s gonna die first between my husband and I. I wonder if sex is going to be weird once we are elderly. In my…

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My Mother’s Day Meltdown

This year was my worst Mother’s Day yet. While many people were getting breakfast in bed or snuggling up to their children or, my personal favorite, taking the day off from the business of motherhood and the kids, my day was significantly different. First, I made the mistake of not realizing that I had booked…

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Weathering the Infant Storm

Many couples believe that a new baby will bring them closer together so they embark upon the journey of parenthood with daydreams filled with baby giggles and that fresh powdery baby smell. As the new mommy’s belly begins to grow, they find themselves romanticizing what it’s going to be like once the little one has…

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In The Eye of the Beholder

One peaceful night in bed with my husband, while discussing the aggravations of work, kids’ schedules, doctor’s appointments, and all of the other things of mundane adult life, I noticed an interesting pattern on my comforter that I had never noticed before. In the middle of my sentence about something drab, I stopped… ” Is…

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