Before I became a parent I imagined myself being rather spectacular at it. I would be like my own mother, but even better with overtures of my grandma who never meet a toy or chocolate […]
Middle aged, Uncool and Not Bringing Sexy Back
Category: Competitive Mothering
Dear Snarky – What Should I do About a Mother Who Cheated to Get Her Kid a Citizenship Award?
Dear Snarky, I know it’s summer but I’m still angry about something that happened the last day of school. My son is in elementary school and every year they have an awards ceremony. This year […]
Battle of the Books
There are many, many reasons I’m glad my tour of duty as an elementary school mother is over. Sure, I enjoyed aspects of having younger children like being able to actually understand their homework. I […]
Last week, I got a bruising social media beat down and not by discussing politics or religion. Oh no, this was a subject infinitely more volatile: motherhood. All it took was two words, one syllable […]