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Sweatpants & Parenting | A Little Bit Fat

May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Leila Sinclaire I am curvy. My Italian-American mother is straight out of a Botticelli painting and my dad is a sort of Scottish Viking. My ample backside in particular [...]

Personal Essay | A Crying Shame

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Joan Langford In my early 20s, when I flailed about with no clear direction, when a job meant answering phones and opening mail or housecleaning and babysitting, I decided [...]

Anxiety Is Not a Choice

September 7, 2015 // 10 Comments

When I was 5 years old, I was terrified of admitting that I couldn’t finish the gelatinous beef stew we summer program kids had been given for lunch. So much so that I [...]

The Lion, the Wild, and the Woman

August 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

When I was little, one of my favorite stories was C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. I enjoyed all of the creatures in it—humans and forest animals and [...]

The Toilet Feeling

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

  I was giving one of those ridiculously long, lectures from the front seat of the minivan one day, rattling on about how honesty and integrity, along with kindness, are [...]