Browsing the "On Balance" Category

Poop

February 11th, 2021 | by Brianna Avenia-Tapper

Maybe we are meant to love other people this way. Knowing that sometimes they will bite us, and we will have to tell them sternly that we do not want to be bitten


Summer Vacation 2020

December 14th, 2020 | by Jenna B. Morgan

In March 2019, the first day back after Spring Break was also my first day back on campus after maternity


An Abnormal Burden

November 2nd, 2020 | by Andrea Appleton

Our children no longer find joy in pretending to be giants eating broccoli trees or bunnies nibbling carrots. They no


Having It All

September 10th, 2020 | by Lisa Nowlain

I miss my job like I miss someone I love very much but breaking up was still the best


When the Monsters Live in Mom’s Closet

August 31st, 2020 | by Lauren Tanabe

After months of attempting every contortion that existed in the space between her mouth and my breast, it became clear that if I wanted her to have my milk (and this, I knew I needed), it would have to be pumped, squeezed, and wrung out of me


Waiting for Snacks

July 17th, 2020 | by Meghann Haldeman

Godot is a metaphor for so many things; God, yes, but also a vaccine, the election, snacks, the next Amazon package.


Freaking Homeschool

March 26th, 2020 | by Sacha Mardou

How many kids are living through their unhappy childhoods right now, having lost their safe space?



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