[Original publication date: Dec. 20, 2013] Dear Mom, I know it’s been too long since we talked.
Dear Mom, I know it’s been too long since we talked.
I’ve long maintained that the skills we develop as mothers could come in handy in all sorts of larger contexts, like international relations (“Israel and Palestine, if you can’t share the Gaza Strip I’m taking it away from both of you!”), industrial pollution (“BP, clean up that oil spill NOW!”), or political gridlock (“Congress, you’re […]
If you’ve been putting in overtime at work like I have and just haven’t been able to pay attention to what’s going on in our little corner of the Internet, here’s what you might want to read:
Apparently I am on a “my mom gives the awesomest advice” kick right now, so please bear with me.
Laura Vanderkam thinks you do. She’s convinced me that I am dicking around way too much and that I could be significantly more amazing if I changed that.
“I’m just saying, these days, it’s not just women looking for sugar daddies, it’s men looking for sugar mamas.” My mom is looking down at my feet as she says this, scraping the dry parts of my feet. I feel like Jesus. When did we transition to this kind of relationship? My brother is getting […]
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, so we should all take it as an opportunity to show our moms how much we appreciate them… by buying them shit, right? If my inbox is to be believed, yes, that is the most important thing to keep in mind this weekend. But what to get her? Unsurprisingly, the […]
or: Why a Persephone Magazine Roseannearchy Will Bring About the Grandmother Revolution.
There are three friends every mom should have. It’s very easy to become isolated as a parent, or to stop expanding your social network as you start to realize what being a parent really means. Here are three friends you’ll want to hunt down, now matter what.
I’m running out of ways to introduce Ask Luci, but it’s that time again. We have another great question today, and as always, I appreciate commenter input.
A friend of mine was recently horrified to hear herself actually say, “Because I said so” to her two-year-old daughter. Jokingly, I told her that if her daughter protested she needed to pull out my own mom’s favorites: either, “If you don’t stop crying I’ll give you something to cry about,” and, “I’ll knock your […]
There was a LOT going on in this week’s episode. There were two parallel themes: parties and moms.