Browsing the "On Balance" Category

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?


This Will Make You Uncomfortable

January 31st, 2020 | by Sacha Mardou

How do we teach setting boundaries in a society that always wants girls to play "nice?" Comics by Sacha Mardou from her therapy comics series.


At Least For Now

January 29th, 2020 | by Melissa Chandler

I forget I was once a person who could sit with nothing but words for hours, rearranging them, creating something where before was only blank space. Now I’ve helped create you, and it feels as if we’ve been walking together in a deep wood.



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