Browsing the "99 Problems" Category

I Am Afraid / I Am Not Afraid

August 17th, 2021 | by Christina Yovovich

"You said you couldn't do that to me again," he told me this summer. Meaning that I couldn't make him spend yet another year alone in the den, seeing his teacher and peers only over a computer screen


One More Forgiveness

July 27th, 2021 | by Tiffany Graham Charkosky

This call from my son annoyed me; I’d been gone less than one hour out of the past 5,760 hours. "Mom. The tree fell on our house."


Fucking Colic. And Fuck Colic.

July 20th, 2021 | by Holly Jean

At first, I felt like it was my responsibility to bring Jack to peace because I was the creator, the mother, the vessel. I was the food supply


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.


Carriers

March 22nd, 2021 | by Cheryl Klein

Privileged parents are getting a dose of what poor parents have always known: When the system fails, we will be blamed and pitted against each other



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