Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ode to the Mediocre Parent

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This is an ode to all the single moms who take heart in the stories about decent, smart, well-adjusted adults who were also raised by single moms – those asexual demigoddesses who worked three jobs, never slept, and somehow impossibly arrived at every soccer game – but who can’t manage much more than preparing a home cooked meal every night, except those days when they’re just too tired or they’ve started their period or the chicken went bad before its expiration date and they just can’t bring themselves to eat eggs one more day. Continue reading

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