Life's Other Adventures · On Motherhood

What Isn’t on the Line Today

I am white, straight, American born, upper-middle class, college educated, privately insured, and at a point in my life where I welcome all of the babies that come my womb’s way. I pull our drinking water from a clean well pumped from an aquifer below our safe, heated, lit and large home. I drive my…… Continue reading What Isn’t on the Line Today

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Life's Other Adventures · On Motherhood

Jealousy, Inadequacy, and Fixing our Broken Village

I was five years old the first time I remember feeling jealous. There were six kids in my kindergarten class; three girls, three boys. Each morning we started the day with a game of house in the little play kitchen in our small classroom, my favorite since before I can remember. Every day, each student…… Continue reading Jealousy, Inadequacy, and Fixing our Broken Village