My Body, Broken: A Kindred Mom Guest Post

“My body is broken, ruined.” This became the overwhelming thought of despair in my mind more than a few times in the weeks following the birth of my second daughter. After being miserable during the recovery of my first delivery, an unwanted c-section, I'd insisted on a VBAC for my second, hoping (expecting) the recovery …

What I hope to teach my girls (and why ‘not being rude’ will be low on the list)

I was telling my friend the other day about this scene from "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," where one of the girls tells is abducted by a man who asked her to come out to his car with him. She doesn't want to be rude, so she goes. And is abducted.  Matt Lauer's cameo character comically (tragically) …