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Six Months

Six months. It’s been six months since my husband left me. I’ve lived a fairly public life for so long that I’ve been feeling a little…

So Much Pressure to Live

Prince died. As others have said, I guess I wasn’t aware someone like him could die. I mean, obviously I’m aware we all expire, but somehow…

The Mommy Myth

I don’t know who originally wrote this, but the screenshot was posted in a Facebook group, and reposted by many of my friends last week: You’re…

Moping.

My five-year-old son Mason wasn’t feeling very well last week. On Wednesday he stayed home from school with a cold. By Thursday, his breathing was rapid,…

I let my kids fail

My basement carpet is most often littered with glitter and pompoms and various other crafty supplies. A full corner is filled with tables, and countless drawers…