parenthood
Next time a child waves at you and shouts “hi!” EVEN IF YOU’RE EATING OR YOU HATE CHILDREN, don’t act like you can see straight through him.
parenting
it happened to me
anorexia
books
In my years as a bookseller, I often sympathized with parents who were struggling to find a book to read to their young children about their origins.
ihtm
Abuse is what happened to children left alone with evil stepfathers. Abuse wasn’t pushing your little brother’s hands away, again and again, until you finally just froze up and zoned out and let it happen.
ihtm
In one year, I got pregnant with my boyfriend and I gave birth with my girlfriend.
apologizing
babies
Just to give you an idea of what I’m dealing with, as I sat down to write this my dog threw up. Twice. Then my daughter wiped his dribbling saliva and put it in her mouth. Welcome to my life...
babies
Knowing that I could potentially screw up another human is part of why I’ve long had a fear of having kids.