Tag Archives: Girl’s High

Nuns off the leash

Nuns were a big part of my life for the eight years I attended Catholic school in a neighborhood in Philadelphia called Manayunk. At St. John the Baptist, we were taught by Sister Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary … Continue reading

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The amnesia of motherhood

You’ve heard, if you’re a parent, the phrase, the amnesia of childbirth.  Some people think  the reason we mothers forget the pain of childbirth is that giving birth is so horrific we’d probably never do it again if we could … Continue reading

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