I Went to the Grocery Store Today

I Went to the Grocery Store Today

I went to the grocery store today. I told my kids I loved them before I left, just in case I got murdered while I was there. I went with my husband, because the first time I went to King Soopers, I needed to not be alone. While we walked through the aisles, I pondered...
What Is Your Midlife Mom Aesthetic?

What Is Your Midlife Mom Aesthetic?

You guys will never believe this, but I have stumbled upon something that is sure to enhance your enjoyment of life, and yes, even your self-knowledge and introspective insight! Yes. It’s truly incredible. I’m sure you’re all familiar with the definition of the word...
Midlife Mom, Interrupted

Midlife Mom, Interrupted

You are in your kimono robe and slipper socks, having just pried your nine-year-old out of your bed. Your teenager has been in the basement office doing remote learning for close to an hour, and time is running short to get your younger child ready for the morning....
How to Have a Nervous Breakdown During a Pandemic

How to Have a Nervous Breakdown During a Pandemic

“I think I had a panic attack yesterday,” I told my therapist via Facetime. I still wasn’t sure. It was embarrassing and grandiose to say it out loud, just as it had been when I’d croaked “Hubby,” from the porch hammock while my husband watered the garden, oblivious...