Tag: parents

Estranged Families and Alcoholism: My Kids Won’t Know Their Grandfather

My father and I are estranged. My dad is an alcoholic who for the better part of my life has made little to no effort...

Why My Kid Rides the Bus

Ah, the school bus. If you're anything like me, you've heard people ranting about buses. It goes something like this: "Got stuck behind a bus...

Hanging On To My Childhood

I'm hanging on for dear life to those last ties to my childhood. While I am now a mother, I am still a daughter and...

An Open Letter to Our Family and Friends Before Baby Arrives

When you think about a friend or family member having a baby, one of the first things that comes to mind is an implied...