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Ramshackle Glam: The Audioblog

Jul 27, 2021

I’m off the track, with no real idea what life will look like ten years down the road, and the idea of picking a partner again is a terrifying prospect. Because I’ve blown it all up once, and I can’t do it again. I can’t do it to myself, and I can’t do it to my children. I want to - have to - get it right...


Jul 27, 2021

Isn't it crazy just how loud an empty house can be?


Jul 27, 2021

I am the weekday parent. I am the one who pulls off the covers while they beg for “just a few more minutes!” No, I say. Get up. 

I am not fun.


Jul 27, 2021

On the morning I moved into my own home, I walked my kids to their school for the last time. Then I got in the car outside the house that used to be ours and now belonged to a stranger, and just…left.


Jul 27, 2021

I know that a house is just a house; a bunch of planks and nails and coats of paint. I know there are more planks and nails and coats of paint out there that I can make my own. 

But this was our house. Our family home. And now it feels like everything we built has been broken.