Tag Archives: shame

When the Mask Falls Off

Last night, I received an email, and then a note outside my apartment door. Each made me a little weepy and a whole lot grateful to know even in the ugliest moments when all the masks come off, I am … Continue reading

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The Part of Parenting We Don’t Talk About

(This post was written for and originally published on WhatToExpect.com with the title “The Part of Parenting We’re Too Embarrassed to Talk About.”) Occasionally a post circulates the Internet in which the author describes witnessing a mother in the midst of a public … Continue reading

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