Slightly Insane Mom

"All mothers are slightly insane." –J.D. Salinger

Archive for February, 2017

February 13th, 2017 by Molly

To Mischief, on the Occasion of your Fourth Birthday

Dear Mischief, When your brother and sister were born, I diligently wrote out their “birth stories”–the epic tales of woe and womanhood that defined me as Mother. They were easy to write and I derived a lot of pleasure from them. But when you were born, it was different. One year, passed, then two, three. […]

February 8th, 2017 by Molly

Welcome to the Psych Ward: Bend and Spread ‘Em

Congratulations! You just tried to kill yourself! You’ve won a one-way ticket to the inpatient ward of Shady Pines Hospital. Oh, don’t worry! You won’t be here forever. Only until your hospital-appointed psychiatrist whom you’ve never met decides you’re well enough to leave. But enough talking! Step right this way… This is our conference room. […]