Union is referred to as the child’s mother throughout this article, that’s all I was commenting on. I think she’s an outstanding parent but was not clear as to what the child’s birth mother’s role is.
My child (who is an adult now and was just a bridesmaid in her stepsister’s wedding) absolutely adores her stepdad, maintains a good relationship with her own father, and is a happy-well adjusted adult who excels in her chosen field and has told me repeatedly what a poor match her dad and I were and how much better… Read more
I settled, stayed for 13 years, finally could not stand living with a man who was a good father but little else, and left. Was lucky enough to meet the love of my life at 43 and we have been together for 12 years. My first marriage destroyed me financially and, for a time, emotionally.
If i had to hazard a guess it’s that fresh spinach would be wasted here - you’d need to wash, chop, saute, and then dry two and a half pounds of spinach - which is a lot of spinach. And it wouldn’t taste any better than the spinach that is already chopped for you but it would cost you a lot more money and time.
I consulted an employment atty who essentially said it was my word against theirs and that she needed a retainer-this was 20 years ago and I still wish I’d just sucked it up and paid the fee, but I had two job offers within the first week so I just let it go. I hope you allegedly won and allegedly fried the mf-ers.
Hi Emily, this happened in the late 90s so not sure anyone would care anymore. I was actually one of three women who got laid off after returning from mat leave. When I asked my manager about the promotion I’d been promised he gestured toward my giant belly and said “get THAT out of the way...then we’ll talk.” Can you… Read more
As an EY alum who was denied a promotion because I was pregnant, then laid off six months to the day after returning from maternity leave, this is the least surprising thing I have ever seen. Read more
I once, while sliding an oven rack in on Thanksgiving eve, slopped half of the custard from a raw pumpkin pie all over the hot oven and it leaked out on to my kitchen floor. While I drove to the one remaining open grocery store for more pumpkin, heaving giant sobs of frustration, my then-partner very nicely cleaned it… Read more