Posts tagged "holidays"

Leann Rimes Has Got Nothing on This Stepmother

Dear StepMonster, Hey Lady, remember me? I’m the gal you treated like the gunk on the bottom of your shoes way back when I was a teenager. How’s it going? I’m absolutely thrilled we’re reconnecting, since there are so many things I’ve wanted to say to you. First, though, let’s take a little walk down... Read more »

Holidays & The Broken Family: When Thanksgiving Is Goodbye

Holidays & The Broken Family: When Thanksgiving Is Goodbye
The holiday: Thanksgiving. The year: 2002, three months after I had started dating the guy who would become my husband. I had taken the Amtrak train from NYC to DC for what I’d hoped would be a peaceful day with my mother, brother, and his family. But, as always, I was apprehensive. For our entire relationship, things rarely... Read more »