Good

The realtor is telling us this is a good neighborhood. Better than the one the house we just looked at was in. "Good schools" she comments. When I look up the elementary school, it's rated "1", where as the school in the not as good neighborhood is rated "1+". Hmm. Demographically speaking, the "good" neighborhood …

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The Lie

It unfolds so slowly. Maybe you had a rough pregnancy. A rough birth. A hard time breastfeeding (if that's what you wanted to do.) Postpartum depression.  Maybe your baby was sick a lot. Maybe your baby cried a lot. Maybe your baby never slept. As your whole being crumbles to the needs of this helpless …

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