I will start this off as all good sisterhood stories begin. “Picture It, Nebraska, Christmastime, 2018” (read with the voice of Sofia from the Golden Girls), I texted my dear sister-friend, Andrea. The following is a snippet of our text conversation as Andrea documented on her Facebook page: Me: “Hey, do you want to drive […]
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If you don’t have one yet, you should work really hard to make sure that 2020 brings you a rainy day friend. What is that, exactly? My rainy day friend gets me. She is my person. If by some calamity, we found ourselves alone in this world, we would buy a duplex and live side […]
Over ten years ago, when my best friend had her beautiful twin baby girls, I had NO idea how to be a good mom friend to her, especially since I wasn’t a mom (yet). I was at the hospital for the birth of her babies and visited at said hospital during their NICU stay. Of […]
I felt like taking out an ad that read: I want to live more fully and explore the world of motherhood with a few close friends—any takers? Because motherhood can be lonely, I decided to write a letter instead. Hi Nolan’s mom and dad… Scratch that too hetero-normative-you know better, Becka. Maybe it is two […]
It can be quite confusing if your happy-go-lucky child suddenly begins behaving differently in public than at home. He might become withdrawn even when you know he’s had a terrific time at a friend’s house. She is reluctant to enter into a group of peers where before she had no qualms. Maybe, your child […]
Girlfriends, this one’s for you! I confess. Good girlfriends are a commodity that–while I value them so very much–don’t get the accolades they deserve nearly often enough. As someone who moves around frequently, I’ve collected quite the assortment of fantastic girlfriends. They are always “ugly cry in the front yard as we drive away hard […]
Over the years, as we have grown into “adulthood” (wow- that word makes us sound old) we have started our own holiday traditions with each other.