People keep sharing this Erma Bombeck essay from the early nineties on special needs parenting websites and .... it's not good. This essay is a mess of toxic positivity.
If you know the mom of a special needs child, do her a huge favor and do not share this essay.
Click on the picture below to be linked to the article.
I just feel like Marilyn Quayle hasn't gotten her due. Click on the photo below to be linked to my article.
I drew the root cellar from the "Brambly Hedge" series.
"Brambly Hedge" has some of the most beautiful illustrations I have ever seen. Taking a dark 5B pencil and just drawing from "Brambly Hedge" is absolutely heavenly.
Also root cellars in general are just wonderful. Everyone deserves a great, well-stocked Victorian root cellar.
Click on the picture below to find out why, at age 93, George Booth is still the best cartoonist out there.
What happens when you're five years old and you're suffering an existential crisis?
Embarrass your mom, of course.
Click on the picture to read the article at Mutha Magazine.
When was the last time you saw wallpaper?
My ruminations are linked below. Click on the photo and check it out!