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Why Parenthood Sucks...Sometimes
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My chest is tight as I dart around the apartment picking up clothes and organizing piles of junk. Jumping from one action to the next I can't seem to focus. "Here eat this," I shove a strawberry i...
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I'm standing in the kitchen with my screaming daughter on my hip. I'm offering everything she can possibly want to which she responds "No!" and continues to scream. My pajama bottoms...
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My daughter uses two small tree branches to drum on the pavement. A playground full of everything imaginable to climb on and she is content in the corner. She counts herself in "One, two, three, ...
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I shuffled my tired feet onto the train and settled into an empty seat. Thankful for it to be Friday, I couldn't wait to get home. Two middle aged women with a very loud group of five kids enter a...
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My daughter is ready for pre-school. My husband and I are not. I can tell she is bored with us and the everyday play of the living room, so we are putting our own fears and feeling aside. We've be...
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A sliver of light from the other room shined on her face as I rocked her. She was playing with my necklace and I could see her features have changed. My daughter is growing from a baby into a small ch...
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My husband and I look around his parents' house while my sister-in-law gathers the final papers. Its weeks until the closing date which also marks about eight years since his parents both passed a...
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My daughter's bedtime ritual has been just that for the past year. A ritual. A routine. My husband changes her diaper as I set up for story time. Mickey and her milk are assembled on the nightstan...
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We just about pull out of the driveway and my daughter is already asleep in the backseat. Though we have a few errands to run, my husband and I exchange a glance, knowing we are now car bound for the ...
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I often stare at the photo of me the month I got pregnant, longing for a more angular chin and smaller waist. I know the need to stay fit and exercise isn't just a thing for moms post postpartum, ...
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My husband turns mean and defensive when people say things to him like, "Oh can I hold baby? Is it okay with her mother?" or "Can you ask your wife if I can give her a cookie?" &qu...
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Last week I got to play "stay at home parent" while my husband went into the office for two days. Day One I was on the mark. I got up early, got dressed before my daughter woke up, made us b...
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Why parenting is the toughest job around
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A batch of entertaining prose that details reasons why parenting is the toughest job around written by one new mother who struggles on a daily basis to find the answers to difficult questions and leave the house without formula on her clothes