Mothers & Mental Illness

My childhood girlfriend was institutionalized following the birth of her first-born. Here she was, ten years later, in the third-trimester of her second pregnancy, talking out of her head again. We were having one of our catch-up phone calls. She from her home in Georgia. Me from my home in Oregon. “I know what the [Read More…]

The Blue-Eyed Jesus

I first saw this over at JesusNeedsNewPR.  I don’t know about you, but if my child started talking about seeing dead people, the living God, and a heaven full of GQ cutouts, I’d be getting that child to the nearest therapist. I’d be worried that this was the beginnings of mental illness but then I’m a crazy mom [Read More…]