Month: October 2015

Why I Hate Halloween (for the love of my kids).

Halloween forces me to confront two things about me: I hate mass consumer marketing towards young children and I hate being confronted with the expectation to perform as a Halloween-loving mother to my children.

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Confessions of a Reluctant Mommy to the First-Time (or Future Tense) Reluctant Mommy

When I was child-free, I harbored this nebulous concept that I would someday have kids. I was also much more preoccupied with trying not to get pregnant for most of my adult life thus far, so a progression to trying to become pregnant seemed…unnatural.