I started Raising Men when I was in a lonely place. A scared mother with a 6 week old baby, a toddler, PND and 4 months maternity leave.
You have no idea how lonely it was
And hey, your 20s is a scary place. A playing field for mistakes, learning, growing, struggling and forming. Playing field forward slash battleground. Bullets were fired. In your 20s you really start accepting your flaws, and subsequently I shed a lot of baggage that was always too large for the overhead compartment.
I am no longer Raising Men.
I am no longer that insecure new mom seeking comfort, attention and companionship online. The urge to share my life has dissipated and shifted in to something more concrete. A different outlet. A positive and rewarding one.
I don’t want to write about the boys anymore either. I mean, they’re so big now. I don’t want … Read the rest