Leaning In

If you’ve been around me in the past 12 months, the odds are good you’ve heard at least a little earful of what I thought about the precarious balance of juggling work and motherhood and how systematically unfair and dysfunctional it all was. CS is fond of saying that he married a closet Republican and feminist. I’ll save …

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8.31.2015 Divorce

9/14 Update: This post was written two weeks ago. I held onto it, wondering if any of this would still ring true or if I was writing it in the thick of it, in the heat of the moment. But it still resonates… Tonight he said to me, I don’t know if I can do …

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It’s a man’s world

When was the last time you sat at the table, eating dinner by yourself because everyone else has eaten, eating in silence, looking down at nothing in particular, just shoveling it in? For me, this feels like the norm. For me, this feels like every night. The baby is down but I still scarf down the food, …

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