MothersI think that sometimes we overestimate what mothers can do and handle. Or perhaps it's just that we don't really realize that they're people until we see them crying in their room. But mothers, no matter how strong they are or claim to be, need support. In a lot of stories, old and new, mothers are seen as strong, almost invincible support systems. They take care of everyone around them, they look for the bright side and they always work to help. Because of that, I think we don't really see just how...overwhelmed they are.Mothers21 hours ago in Personal More Like This
Of course, some mothers are pretty terrible. But the majority, I've found, are just trying their best to become that perfect mother: supportive, kind, loving. And when they make a mistake or even when their kid makes a mistake, they take it a lot harder than others might, because they feel they've let not only that "perfect mother" image down, but also their kids down. I was once talking to my mom about how everyone has a special talent, and she didn't know what hers
Growing Around - Episodes - Float On[We open up in the garage. There’s a single light that does little more than illuminate a table. April and May are close by]Growing Around - Episodes - Float On14 hours ago in Comedy More Like This
Sally: I’ve been working on this for awhile. I stayed up late last night to make sure that this was perfect! With these plans we can’t possibly lose--
[We reveal the blueprints to the audience for what appears to be an awesome float made out of candy.]
Sally: The Candy Festival Float Competition!
April: Wow, this looks amazing.
May: It’s our first time doing this, we don’t have to make it this impressive.
Sally: Go big or go home I guess. It’s going to take a lot of work. I’m going to need both of you guys here every single day. May, we’re going to need your mechanical skills to get the float working.
[May makes a salute, and leaves grease on her forehead]
Sally: And April, we need your fashion skills to wow the crowds.
[April strikes a pose]
May: But Sally, what will you do? I
ANCIENT SATELLITEHolding onto your breathANCIENT SATELLITE1 day ago in Free Verse More Like This
Burying treasures on the moon
Walking through the black
Catching stars in a butterfly net
Wondering when i'll be back,-
-or whether I ever really left
Making diamonds out of coal
As the earth shook and the night exploded
Crafted hope and wishes,-
-a fossil religion
Boarding dreams on a rocket ship,-
-made of stone