Technically, I own a Pit Bull mix and an American Bully, but people see their square heads and colors and “OMG you own vicious dogs” is what I get. They don’t take a second to ask me about them, nor do they watch my dogs’ body language to see if […]
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By Ambrosia Brody of Random Aspects of My Life “Be careful.” “Be brave.” “Don’t worry.” “Don’t be scared.” I’ve lost count of the contradictory statements I relay to my daughter on a daily basis. How do I raise fearless daughters when I’m a ball of anxiety? Images of wrecked cars, […]
By Samantha Wassel of Between the Monkey Bars An Iowa mother of three has started a petition to change the lyrics of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’s popular ending number to something that doesn’t “support animal cruelty” or “encourage toxic eating habits.” Kayla Verr says she is “fed up” (but, “Oh God, not literally; […]
By Joe Medler of Developing Dad The most transformative moment of therapy for me didn’t happen in a therapist’s office, or even in therapy. It happened in a walk-in closet that I’d made my writing room in the third floor walk-up in Astoria, where I lived. Truth is, I was […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] By Nicole Johnson of Suburban Sh*t Show: Tales from the Tree-Lined Trenches Yes, I have children and I love them. With my first and even second child, I was probably unable to admit the things below, but with each child came further acceptance of the harsh, though […]
My remedial students had a project due today, which for the first time ever, I told them couldn’t be turned in late (with the exception of late projects because of IEP or 504 accommodations). You see, the marking period is about to end in a couple days, and I 1.) […]
If you’ve been blogging for any amount of time (or reading blogs or listening to the media or venturing out of your home and into society), you’re likely familiar with Judgy McJudgerson. S/he is the one who says you’re going to hell/are a terrible person/should go kill yourself immediately if […]