Why I Haven’t Been Writing

This bloggo has been pretty quiet for a while and here's why: I'm having a tough time. I wouldn't call what I have postpartum depression. Not exactly. It started a long time after I gave birth, for one thing, and for another, I'm not convinced it has to do with having a baby. It's more …

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3 Ways Becoming a Mom Made Me Less of a Human Disaster

A thousand years ago, when I was young and wasn't planning on having kids, my mom said to me, "You know, you should do what you want. But I will say that having kids made me a better person." I scoffed at that, but I have a baby now and I sort of know what …

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Seriously, How Does Anyone Buy a House?

I'm definitely a little depressed lately, so it's possible that I'm being overly pessimistic, but I've been looking at the numbers and it's pretty clear that we are never going to become homeowners. It's not like we we're planning on it in the near future. We live in possibly the world's cutest little cottage. We …

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Dinner Is the Worst. If You Don’t Agree, You Better Be Willing to Cook Every Night.

Earlier this week, Glamour.com ran a piece by Lyz Lenz called, I'm a Great Cook. Now That I'm Divorced, I'm Never Making Dinner for a Man Again. Twitter promptly blew up with people -- mostly, but not entirely men -- telling Lenz that she was proof that feminism is destroying the American family and society …

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