Category: The Mom Scene

Little boys with long hair

He didn’t ask why the nice older man had thought he was a girl. He knew why. He’s nine and a half now and he hasn’t cut his hair since just before his eighth birthday.

Mom’s mental load

Playing this silly, wonderful game is a way to temporarily pause the intensity of my thoughts and let my brain float away on something fun and frivolous — like decorating a themed nursery for baby Sim twins, or designing a Victorian mansion with a haunted graveyard out back.

Many moms struggle with guilt, comparison at Christmas

They say comparison is the thief of joy, and no one understands that more than a mother at Christmastime. Moms with less money might compare themselves to moms with more money, and feel guilty their children won’t be getting the same big-ticket items under…