Heather Christena Schmidt

Mom, first * Writer, second * Misanthrope, always

I’m just going to say it: I have a major stick up my ass. It’s way up there, wedged somewhere in the deepest cavern of my innards. I like to call it “a raging case of OCD,” but sometimes I think it’s worse. I think I’m Type A. Although I’m not entirely certain what that …

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Summer is upon us, which means everyone with an asshole and an opinion wants to tell me what I should be doing with my family come next fall. My 11 year old is – technically – a to-be-6th grader; although, to define her as such in homeschooling terms seems very unfair. We don’t take breaks for …

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