Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I didn’t know how much my life would completely change until I became a parent.

Before I had a baby, my day was spent working — illustrating and designing. As an illustrator, I spend a lot of time observing a subject before drawing.

Now, I spend most of my day caring for my 10-month-old baby. There’s lots of playtime and time observing her, which means watching her shove almost everything in her mouth.

The need to suck something is a constant.

I’ve been using public transit during the pandemic. I’ve encountered more harassment than ever before.

I feel more exposed, with fewer people to turn to

I started working from home years before coronavirus. Here’s how I found balance.

I split my days between business and life tasks

I was tempted to publicly shame people who don’t wear masks. I tried this instead.

I found myself full of bitterness toward those who weren’t taking coronavirus seriously