who we are
December 7, 2018
The holidays, Smarties. They get me every year. I love them. I do. Or, I *want* to love them.
October 16, 2018
Shannon, The One Who is Mad as Hell
The experience Dr. Christine Blasey Ford described is very, very similar to what happened to me.
August 2, 2018
Shannon, The One in Flux But Not the Awesome Aeon Kind
Everyone I know seems to be in a time of flux right now. Things are shifting more than usual. It's not always bad shifting, but it's uncomfortable. Unfamiliar.
May 15, 2018
What happens when a carefully planned birth goes the very way you feared? Read Part II of Stephanie Kuehnert's powerful essay about her experience.
May 11, 2018
What happens when a carefully planned birth goes the very way you feared? Stephanie Kuehnert writes about her experience.
May 9, 2018
Shannon, The One Who Learned to Expect the Unexpected
No matter what your experience of motherhood is before you have kids, once you're doing it, the reality is never quite what you expected.
March 21, 2018
Shannon, The Hopeful One
Today, my children learned how to participate in peaceful civil disobedience. Today, my children learned to fight for their rights.
February 21, 2018
Shannon, The One Trying to Raise Kids Who Care
I don't know how to write about mass shootings anymore. I don't know how to send my kids to school without terror clinging to the back of my throat. What's next?
January 10, 2018
Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum
The nurse repeats herself: This one’s a little prince, isn’t he? Neither parent is listening to her, but babies hear everything. Maybe this is how it starts.
January 3, 2018
Shannon, The One Ready to Simplify
It’s funny how living in a dystopia can amplify a beautiful simple night. How, in all the complicated misery of the last year, the desire to simplify and be together has shone through.
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