Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler

Originally published in Ruckus Magazine. When Jill Smokler found out she was pregnant, she had a “hysteria inducing, this-cannot-be-happening-to-me, why-did-I-not-triple-up-on-the-birth-control shock that rocked [her] selfish, skinny life to the very core.” Her life consisted of working, shopping, eating out with her husband, drinking with friends and shopping some more. Surprisingly, once her first child was … More Ruckus Book Review: Confessions of a Scary Mommy – Jill Smokler

Birthday Bitches

I cannot even begin to imagine how hard it is to raise a child.  Having the responsibility of being the sole provider and mentor for a living thing for the rest of my life terrifies me.  Knowing I could accidentally kill it at any given moment makes me hesitant about having children. I also fear … More Birthday Bitches