Category Archives: Soccer Mom

Suck It, And My Stereotype

Soccer season has started again, “God Save The Queen,” come Thursdays I’m in a perpetual state of dread, as I the rebel against the “Soccer Mom” stereotype.  I pack our picnic dinner of fruits, cheese, nuts, crackers, and water bottles. … Continue reading

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Death Of A Mask

The innards and guts spilled over like a cluster of tubeworms. They were shiny from fresh-death yet alive with the color of lobster bisque. The raccoon was on its side, face smashed, teeth revealed. I turned my wheel slightly to … Continue reading

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Explicit, explicit, explicit: my kids got up Saturday morning at 6:00AM. “Go to sleep, go back to bed!” I ordered. I wish I had another response. My bitterness and resentment hatched a few days ago when I realized that my … Continue reading

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Posted in crossing boundaries, Divorce, in love with a woman, parenting, Soccer Mom | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments