Monthly Archives: April 2021

Bed: HOME IS WHERE WE

April 30th, 2021 | by Jade Sanchez-Ventura and Ro Agents-Juska

When we got the positive PCR back, we moved Mike into the grown up room to begin his in-house isolation. My big kid insisted on keeping me company when I put his sister to sleep


The Strength of Surrender

April 27th, 2021 | by Megan Hanlon

Did a case worker visit my mother's house, sit with her at the same oak breakfast table where I had eaten countless Pop Tarts and watch while she signed paperwork allowing strangers to take guardianship of me


Navigating Loss, with Tea and Empathy

April 21st, 2021 | by Jenna Devany Waters

She packed her things while I was out of town, disappeared without a word. I ordered a frenzy of furniture online to spare my children


The Anti-Feminist Agenda of Family Wellness Night

April 13th, 2021 | by Stephanie Sprenger

I visibly flinched when my husband added that I “was always there for the family.” I irritably swirled the singing bowl a few perfunctory times and sent everyone off to bed with an edge in my voice.


Me vs. Them vs. Us. vs. Me

April 9th, 2021 | by Maritza Ruiz-Kim

I thought when my first baby left my body and I looked him in the eyes, I’d feel this overwhelming oneness with him



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