Time to Ravel

Time to Ravel

2:42 am, aka, the time when The Worst Thing That Could Possibly Happens shares airtime with The Meanest Thing I Could Ever Say. I cannot unwind. I feel broken. My body thrums with unwanted energy, the low-grade adrenaline and anxiety that I’ve grown so tired of...
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....
When Enough Is Enough

When Enough Is Enough

Once my show is over I’ll calm down and start sleeping better. I just need to get through the end of this session of class. I’ll feel so much better when school is out for the summer. When the broken arm trauma isn’t so fresh, my anxiety will get better. I just need...
Baby Mine

Baby Mine

I like to retrace my steps. I’m probably understating that; sometimes I become obsessed with retracing my steps. That time Mom and I met in the Black Hills and I got so lost on the way up the mountain in the dark. Where did I make the wrong turn? I ponder it...