This is not an exhaustive list, of the most ridiculous things my kids are freaking out about, but I am an exhausted mother.
While talking to Natalie Meagan, I asked her about the creation of The Crybaby Club, her reasoning behind the stigmas surrounding emotions.
Feelings are important. I don’t mean this in a trite, self-help sort of way. I mean, you have a right to your feelings. Full stop.
I’m not mourning the loss of fertility. I’m mostly just waiting to see what happens next, like some sort of hormonal roulette. I’m writing this for you, so that when your period decides to take an extended vacation, you may understand that this is another step between contortionist tampon insertion and Depends.
I tried to gently push her toward the door. More crying. I tried to enlist the teacher. More crying. I tried to convince her that the other children would play with her. More crying.
Becoming a parent is a blessed and sacred event. Never has there been a more life altering experience. No, seriously.
The mysterious Banksy
strikes sprays again!
Spotted: at Awaken Cafe in Oakland, CA