Posts tagged “motherhood”

  1. Back in D.C. after fourteen years, I felt bracketed on one end by the visceral memory of the first time I felt, with the fullest force, how much motherhood could compel me to behave in ways unforeseen and uninvited by my previous self, and on the other by a decade-and-a-half of living with and for two humans I had created inside me.

  2. Top keywords for this week’s Buttered offerings: ‘Artisanal,’ ’Rich and creamy,’ ‘Hand-churned by our sleek, muscle-bound writers.’

  3. don't say a word don't say a fucking word i wasn't even saying anything great just keep on doing that then no you can't turn around yet i'll tell you when it's time to turn around well there it is another mouth please take him oh god please take him while he's still sleeping christ it won't stop making that face it's making that face…

  4. Previously: I'm leaving New York because of all the wizards. There's nothing in my life I love more than being a mother. I thought I knew what love was (heck, I thought I knew what being tired was) as a single person, but once I had children all my old ideas were totally wiped away. There's a bond between you and your child that's impossible to define or explain. It used to be that I…