I felt this line. Literally. It made me ache deep down. When my kids were young, I lived in irrational paranoia that something like a car accident or heart attack would take my husband, leaving me a single mom to fend for 3 kids alone. Not that there’s anything wrong with that; it just wasn’t for me. I’m not that strong. Parenting is hard enough when there are two parents present all the time. You have my utmost respect.

Covering the intersection of culture, politics & equality. GenX. Mom of 3. Bylines: HuffPost, PopSugar, Scary Mommy; heard on NPR, SiriusXM, LTYM, TIFO podcast.

Covering the intersection of culture, politics & equality. GenX. Mom of 3. Bylines: HuffPost, PopSugar, Scary Mommy; heard on NPR, SiriusXM, LTYM, TIFO podcast.