According to The New England Journal Of Medicine, “between 30,000 and 100,000 cardiac deaths per year in the United States are attributable to the consumption of trans fats”. In 2007, there were 518 minors Abducted by a Stranger per the FBI. I contend that mothers are sold fear. Discuss.
Every phone call starts the same way. “Jessica, my friends ask me what you’re up to and I don’t know what to say.” “Tell them I’m a blogger.” I respond. “But how do you make money as a blogger?” She asks. And then I sigh, really loud, because if I had to spend several hours
I saw you at the party this week, and even though you smiled, you didn’t smile with your eyes. I know what it’s like. Because when someone we love is ailing it seems wrong that the world continues to exist. At the very least the parties should stop or pause and folks shouldn’t expect you
I’m a 39 year old woman who doesn’t wear makeup. It’s not that I don’t want to, it’s that I don’t know how and the only thing I own is some Maybelline Mascara and a tube of lipstick from CVS. It’s pitiful really.
Mornings are not our favorite time. No matter how much we plan there is always a lost shoe, an errant bit of homework or a dog that’s gone to visit the the neighbor. I always make my kids a satisfying hot breakfast, but no one would call it leisurely. Mornings, in this house, are too
About eight years ago I was pregnant with Alexander and Jane was two. I was 30 years old, caring for a toddler, basically a happy woman, but I could smell everything. My heightened sense of smell left me a little grumbly. I had a Ford Explorer at the time, and it needed some sort of