My Breakup with Control

...Externally, I took what she said in stride without flinching; I calmly walked away. Internally, a storm was brewing...

One of Those Moms

When I had my first child my eyes were opened to this secret society of motherhood. While taking care of a baby came pretty instinctively to me, navigating the mom scene did not. I quickly observed that there was this mom code of decorum and I apparently never got the memo.