To my mother

I had the privilege of being raised by a single mother. While this means I experienced childhood quite differently from most of my friends, I wouldn’t want to change a thing. My mother, you see, was the kind of woman who worked so hard to make sure she did more than make ends meet; single…

Being a housewife would be better

“What do you want to be?” I couldn’t answer. Right now I’m still not so sure. I’ve narrowed down my list by a lot in the last year or so, but when he asked I didn’t know what to tell him. His answer to my silence: Why don’t you be a housewife? I told him…