Mom Life, Politics

Staying home but not sitting out

I saw you at the march last week. No, I wasn't next to you. I was at home on my couch. I saw you on the news. You were in your Pride shirts and Pussy hats and I was in my pajamas or perhaps, if I was lucky, a clean pair of yoga pants. You… Continue reading Staying home but not sitting out

Politics

How to change the world when you only have five minutes- Part 1

For many activist parents, 5 minutes here and there are sometimes all we get. Between jobs, making healthy meals from scratch (haha- just kidding I mean plop some fish sticks down and consider a handful of goldfish a "nutritious side"), and getting to the bottom of that damn hamper there remains little time for anything… Continue reading How to change the world when you only have five minutes- Part 1

Mom Life, parenting, Politics

Awkward Family Gatherings

Do you have a Trump supporter in your family? I do. It's not just my extended family I see once or twice a year. It is my freaking brother. Like we share 50% of the same DNA. We were raised in the same house by the same parents. ┬áNow I do think he falls safely… Continue reading Awkward Family Gatherings

Mom Life

Days like these

Motherhood is always tough. Even on the best days you are still responsible for everything related to another person. Not just for that moment, but for their future. You will shape the person they become. That's pretty heavy shit and it weighs on you. Slowly, like the small rocks my child constantly hands me to… Continue reading Days like these