As A Mother

Joan of Arc’s Got Nothin’ On Me: The Unnecessary Martyrdom of Motherhood

Joan of Arc’s Got Nothin’ On Me: The Unnecessary Martyrdom of Motherhood
He had been snoozing on my chest for half an hour, his tiny face pressed up against my heart, ka-thump ka-thump, ka-thump, when I first dared to ma...

The Four Horsemen of the Boobpocalypse

The Four Horsemen of the Boobpocalypse
Lo! The dawn broke and upon my chest was placed the small, unblemished fruit of my loins. Nary an hour had passed ‘fore he was suckled at my breast...

Recalculating: On Changing Family Dynamics

Recalculating: On Changing Family Dynamics
I was eating a chocolate chocolate chip muffin. You know: the giant, super-dense Wal-Mart bakery ones that are roughly the size of your head. I str...

7 Things “They” Won’t Tell You About Having a Newborn

7 Things “They” Won’t Tell You About Having a Newborn
[Even in the Million Other "Things They Don't Tell You" Listicles] Newborns are terrifying; like baby birds, all gaping mouths and erratic movement...