I had a major breakthrough in therapy a few weeks ago. I know, that's the biggest red flag for "EXTREMELY PERSONAL AND YET SOMEHOW SIMULTANEOUSLY BORING SHIT AHEAD! ABORT! DO NOT READ!" Read on, and I swear I will not talk about my subconscious, a dream journal, or how my dog never really loved me. … Continue reading Dress Like A Kid
Sometimes I wish I could drag "normal" people into my brain. Just for a tour around, maybe a quick cocktail, so they would understand why I'm so exhausted just being me. This is where I should probably mention that I've dealt with mental health disorders from when I was a little girl. I've known more … Continue reading 5 Life Hacks for Understanding Anxiety
I've been on this planet three and a half decades now, and somehow I've managed to learn next to nothing. That's why the few things I have figured out are so desperately important to me. I give you, in no particular order, the minor miracles I've figured out to get me through the day: Always … Continue reading Pro Tip
This sums up parenting perfectly: Yesterday I got a call that a spot had opened up for my kid to join a swim class. I put him on the wait list 1 1/2 years ago. He's now above the age limit they set for this class.
When we made the decision to reproduce, I had no idea it would involve more deep, philosophical discussions than I had as a freshman in college. No, I don't mean with my baby daddy/partner-in-crime. I mean with the offspring himself, because it turns out that explaining the basics of the universe is kind of tricky. … Continue reading Philosophy for Preschoolers
There is literally no way your brain can comprehend how little sleep you get with a baby. Seriously, I went for the better part of a year only getting sleep in 2 hour chunks (max!), and even I can't comprehend surviving that. I heard once that after 24 hours of sleeplessness you start to enter … Continue reading Bad Advice: A Waste Of Resources