Six years!

I started Misfit Matriarch six years ago. I was a 20-something raising a preschooler. This blog began as a college assignment, but it grew into something more for me. As a new mother I needed a place to talk about the ways society began to view me, and the experiences…Continue Reading

Grade 4

She starts Grade 4 today. I always thought it would be when I turned 35, the age my mother died, that it would really hit me. It is not like I haven’t thought of my own mortality more since becoming a mother, that must be inevitable, but I thought this thought…Continue Reading

My IUD IOUs me my skin

CW IUD removal, my cervix It is with great sadness that I announce my divorce with my IUD. Though we had an otherwise perfect relationship – light to no periods, little cramping, no pregnancies – it gave me cystic acne. After many minty doses of Spironolactone (pro-tip, take it with…Continue Reading