Why I Hated Your Ice Bucket Challenge and Why I’m Sorry

Three weeks ago everything was normal. My timeline was filled with the typical status updates – the political ones, the passive aggressive ones, the “your” instead of “you’re” ones, and the ones where I learn about a friend’s period flow or how much sex she had the night before. The photos were the same, too….

11 Things I Want My High School Freshman to Know

Tomorrow is number 11. Your 11th first day of school. I’ll never forget your first. You wore a white oxford shirt, a khaki dress, and black Mary Janes. Your K-4 teacher asked all of the students in your class to bring their favorite teddy bear on the first day. She said the bears would offer…

Moms Suck (it up)

You’ve heard the story a million times. Nursing Mom whips out her boob in the middle of Costco and some rude, heartless employee asks her to put her milk maker away and feed the hungry infant elsewhere. How dare they? Just last week in Charlotte, NC a mother asked employees at the Discovery Place museum…