Tag Archives: motherhood

Let’s say this is an intro… would you keep reading?

My son had just turned two when I realized that I had already failed him as a mother. I remember very clearly thinking “I can’t believe I’ve already screwed this up. What the hell do I do now?” The daycare … Continue reading

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The Fear of Becky Homecky

A friend of mine who is “considering” having a baby has caused me to think back a bit lately on what it was like when I decided to have my second child. Decided. Man, that still sounds strange to me. … Continue reading

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I don’t know where she gets this…

I woke up this morning to my daughter’s screams. In a panic, I jumped out of bed and rushed into her room, prepared to find blood and gore and a horrific site of death and destruction. Instead, I found a … Continue reading

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Letter to my former self

Dear 18 year old Miss Britt, Wear a condom. Seriously. I don’t care how drunk you are. I don’t care how sweet he is. And seriously? Your plan to “save money” by getting off the pill? You’re a fucking retard. … Continue reading

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Preparing to be crucified… as a Parent

I don’t know if I’ve said this around here before, but I’m a bit overprotective when it comes to my kids.  Particularly when it comes to my kids and gratuitous violence. My son never watched Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles when … Continue reading

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What They Say

I took the day off work today so that we could meet with Them.  I’m sitting here now, waiting for Them to come. They.  Them.  The Experts.  The people who will tell me if I’ve been a good mother.  If … Continue reading

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And it’s because of you that I don’t do FOAD

I had promised earlier this week that Thursday would be my first edition of FOAD. Some of you knew right away that I was lying because I have said that I wouldn’t do FOAD because I just can’t bring myself … Continue reading

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