It seems like everyone is absolutely exhausted these days. Tired beyond reason. Like the kind of tired that sinks into your very bones and turns you into a depressed but sentient form of human goo that can do things like earn a wage but can’t do things like brush your teeth, shower, or make a… Read More Exhausted? Good news: It’s your fault
The sunlight filters in through the window and highlights your laughter as you eat salad with your friends. Yes, you have a lunch break. And friends. You are a woman who has it all. A career that you enjoy. That doesn’t feel precarious (at least not at the moment). You are lucky that your job… Read More You’re a woman who has it all
I have grown more aware of my own foibles over the years and have even come to accept a few of my shortcomings (maybe, just barely). I am making definite strides in the right direction. But there’s some shit that I’ll just never learn.… Read More What I should know better by now
This blog post brought to you by sick children and no sleep brain. I subscribe to several newsletters and several of them are written by mothers of young children and they often talk about things that get to my soul. In the past couple weeks as I’ve been starting new things in life and absolutely… Read More Life hacks? More like…not life hacks
So you’ve realized you’re human this week and it kind of stinks. I get it. I’m human too. We all are. We blast into the world with all that we are. And we screw up. We are disappointed and we disappoint. We unintentionally hurt someone. We say the wrong thing. We can’t get to our… Read More On being human
I was expecting it to be harder to read once I had kids. And it definitely is. You can’t just pick up a book on a weekend afternoon whenever you feel like it. There’s no way in hell you’re going to stay in bed until 10 just reading. And once the kids are asleep? Good luck having two brain cells left to rub together.… Read More Reading while exhausted: why I love audiobooks
I wonder if some of this trope stems from the fact that writers’ rooms used to be pretty much all men (and, you know, lots still here). That combined with female characters that the writers didn’t necessarily want to explore through pregnancy and birth because maybe they thought those things weren’t interesting.… Read More Why does television keep telling us the same old birth story?