Adult Love

I was out for the first run of the season when I came across the locks. They’ve been here for a few years but I’ve been inside for months so seeing them today felt brand new. They took my breath away. I was overcome with memories of romance, of new love, young marriages, and the […]

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A Day Without A Woman: #UnpaidLabor

I wake up. Waking up is not considered labor. It doesn’t count. But my eyes are rarely open before a child comes into my bedroom asking for something. Usually it’s a smoothie. Is getting out of bed and handing him a smoothie (“I need a straw mommy.”) considered unpaid labor? I say yes. For argument’s […]

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Date Night

Getting ready for date night with two under two is not a relaxing start to the evening. One needs a diaper change while the curling iron is ready to strike, the other pukes on the shoulder of the only dress that fits. Tonight, however, I decided to make it easy. I’m not getting dressed at […]

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