You're in your twenties, which means your family will start to consider you an 'adult' at times it's convenient for them. One of these times is Thanksgiving, since you're now grown up and eligible to host. If this fate has befallen you this year, don't succumb to a complete mental breakdown just yet. Here are … Continue reading How to Handle Thanksgiving
I'm not a perfect parent, but I am a parent. I also became a parent pretty early on, which means a lot of my same-age friends are starting their families now. It's for these friends that I write this post, since I see you and I love you. Raising a kid is hard enough already; raising … Continue reading How To Distract Your Toddler For Your Own Gain
Your boss, your landlord and your mother walk into a bar… and she sits down to order a drink. There is no punchline. This intro is not a joke. Instead, it's my life. In January of this year I decided I was done being unhappy in my relationship with my boyfriend of almost 7 years … Continue reading Guest Post: How To Survive Moving Back Home
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.
It's been a year since a very good friend of mine decided he'd had enough, and that year has been a long, weird time. It's strange - he left us on February 29th, so I wasn't sure which day was really the anniversary of his loss. In the end it didn't matter, since the entire … Continue reading In Memoriam
Image credit to Unsplash I'm lucky enough to have a job that can be done from pretty much anywhere, as long as I've got Internet access and a full keyboard. Thanks to this and Maine's affinity for ice blizzards, I often have to work from home. In a lot of ways, working from home is … Continue reading How To: Actually Work When You Work From Home