By Nicole Marissa “Another party invite, great!” Cue the eyeroll! Advertisements
Recently, I’ve want to put up a no cell phone sign on the BART Trains. Don’t get me wrong, lady reading the NYT and dude playing bubble pop saga are cool, but it’s the other BART passengers who need a lesson in public transit etiquette.
By Sarah Baker For me, growing up was different from the way most kids did it. Yet thousands of people grew up in the world I lived in as a kid. My parents moved me around a lot, and I went to a lot of schools. And I mean A LOT! I can only remember […]
We all do it! We attempt to neatly compartmentalized our lives into neat categories or boxes, if you will.
It was the day before O’s surgery, she was particularly needy. I had only intended to get her new cozy pajamas. But she’d decided to ask me for everything in the store. And come dangerously close to throwing herself on the floor and pounding her tiny fists into the ground because I said no, a […]
I thank God that I was allowed to become a mother. Without becoming a mother, Mother’s Day would have been another greeting card holiday that pissed me off. I should explain. Until I was blessed with my miracle baby, I struggled with infertility (PCOS), loss of pregnancy and HPV. After being treated for precancerous cells […]
I went to see him. I had sworn him off but something about him always draws me back. Maybe it’s his laid back approach to life, his unconditional love for his daughter or his confidence but it’s something.
“It’s not fair”, you’ll eventually declare one day when things don’t go your way. And you’ll hear me say. “Life isn’t fair, sweetheart.” You’ll go away mad and convinced that I’m only saying that to hurt you. But how can I blame you? Our sense of right, wrong and fair is very balanced throughout childhood. […]