By Choice?

Lennie and Monica holding hands in front of a brick wall.

If you haven’t already, make sure you go read my introduction to this childless life. If you’ve already read it, welcome back! Thank you for being here. Now, let’s get going. I wanted to give just a little background before going further. I was pregnant for the first time in 2000 and then again in […]

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Why don’t you have kids?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is why I don’t have children. It used to be asked of me almost daily but people now realize that there are different life choices. Being a mother seems like it should be a choice that any woman gets to make. It’s a given. Our bodies […]

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Being Overwhelmed.

I have to be honest. I am overwhelmed. Completely. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude to see people speaking up but also mad that it took so long. I’m overwhelmed knowing I am supported by most of my friends but sad that some still don’t get it. I am overwhelmed because I have to move soon and […]

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Whites-only Clubs

Please don’t turn to a place of guilt when reading this. This isn’t about guilt but instead about realizing what is happening so that we can work towards change. I’ve been talking quite a bit about race for the past few days over on Instagram. For some of you, this is a side of me […]

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