Tag: family

My dad is alive, for the record. But living alone with him from age fourteen to age eighteen and watching him slide into a debilitating and enigmatic mental illness scared…

I have a new job, you see, and, well, I suck at transitions. So I have been transitioning into my new job, which is working as a Support Infant/Toddler teacher for…

Once Upon A Time… There was an Aunt. Let’s call her “Tia.” Tia flew across an entire continent in order to visit her sister, her niece and her nephew. She…

I am a future parent. I think about becoming a parent every single day. I swear, I can feel this baby in my arms, some days. I am also a…

Twice in twenty-four hours, people I love asked, “Why not just adopt?” Now that I’ve outlined the risks of taking medication while pregnant, it’s natural to wonder: why take those risks, when…

In an earlier post, I introduced Rachel. Here’s the rest of her interview: Can you tell us a little bit about your background?  i have had severe depression and anxiety…