It's a fact of life that even assholes and idiots are employable, which means that unfortunately some may worm their way into your workplace. Here are some broad and likely offensive generalizations to help you recognize and avoid this breed of human, ensuring you keep interoffice politics to a minimum and avoid a manslaughter charge. … Continue reading 5 Types of Workplace Jerks Identified
© Refinery29 "How Do I Look Hot In a Bikini Despite Cellulite?" This question was submitted by Natalie, which, firstly, hello Natalie, it made me insanely excited to get this question because it made me feel like I was running a legitimate blog with an actual readership instead of whatever the hell this is. Secondly, this … Continue reading HTLYT Answers Your Questions: “How Do I Look Hot In a Bikini Despite Cellulite?”
Sometimes you move, and it takes up entirely more time than you thought it was going to. And sometimes you have an infant who doesn't like sleeping through the night, and your partner in child-rearing is still in New England while you're in charge of waking up 6 times a night to stuff the pacifier … Continue reading Sometimes, You Move.
No, no, it's okay, I'm not going to tell you about it. Not any more than to say sometimes epidurals don't take and it's perfectly normal to temporarily resent your newborn for the first 12 hours of its life as you attempt to process the extreme, life-changing pain you just experienced. ... I hope. This is … Continue reading Grace & Jess In the Wild: Grace Gives Birth
I mentioned in passing in a previous post that as a teenager, I was a ‘boyfriend girl’. I tended to mold my personality to best please whichever boy I was dating at the time, meaning I got exposed to some pretty weird stuff. Since that post, I’ve wanted to elaborate on what exactly that means … Continue reading Don’t Be A Boyfriend Girl
"Don't think of it as cheating, think of it as spreading the love." That's what I was told when I expressed my guilt over submitting a bloggable piece to an outside publication, and clearly the guilt was overcome. This week I was published in Auntie Bellum magazine, an online platform for Southern women though all … Continue reading Grace & Jess in the Wild: Grace Gets Published
I did it, HTLYT. I got a job. I left Alabama. I dragged my family with me after two weeks of loneliness. I found a house. I found a daycare. I am woman. I am success. And now I’m regretting it. Alright, so ‘regret’ is melodramatic. I don’t actually regret any part of it, except … Continue reading Live Free or Die