Last week, I realized that I was the mom who made some complete strangers never want to have kids. OK, maybe that’s too harsh. But at the very least, I was the mom who made them realize that they didn’t want to “mom” the way that I was momming. Still…ouch. My kids were actually […]
Is It Ever OK to Yell at a Complete Stranger's Child?
You know those stories that fascinate you, horrify you and confuse you—all at once? There’s one going on right now that I can’t seem to get my head around. By now, I’m sure that most of you have heard the story of Darla Neugebauer, the diner owner in Portland, Maine, who screamed at a […]
Other Parents Suck
People are a-holes. No, not all people, but lots of them. And when those people become parents, they’re most likely still going to be a-holes. The thing is, people don’t change. As women, we’ve been told this time and time again—and we’ve experienced it time and time again—in our dating lives. But yet, I […]