Month: March 2012

A MATTER OF PRIVILEGE

My kids are insanely privileged. We’re not wealthy by any means. Hell, I may not even be middle-class anymore, since the divorce. (Although, the middle class is getting poorer by the minute, so I probably still qualify.) Nevertheless, my kids are insanely privileged. They have toys and games everywhere; they have a million cable channels; they even have internet access… Read more →

One Single Mom’s Dirty Secret

When I was pregnant with my first child, I couldn’t wait to start transforming the spare bedroom into a baby wonderland.  Paint chips and Pottery Barn Kids catalogs littered my home for nine long months.  I created gender-neutral curtains by sewing together a patchwork of pastel fabrics- yellow, green, blue and pink.  My husband and I received brand new baby… Read more →