Kim Simon is a writer and mother who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two young sons. Her previous career working in Social Services has a significant influence on her essays about parenting, social justice issues, family violence, and current events. Kims essays have appeared on The Huffington Post, MSN Living, and other online magazines. Kim can be found telling the truth about motherhood on her personal blog http://mamabythebay.com and at www.twitter.com/mamabythebay.
The Northern California air is crisp and biting as I unbuckle my son from his car seat and slide his arms into his Spiderman sweatshirt.
"Stand right here by me and don't move," I warn him,…reaching back in to hoist the baby's car seat up into the air. I keep one hand on Max as the other clicks the baby seat into the stroller. Lunchbox. Water bottle. Mitzvah Star. Five dollars for challah. Baby's blanket is on. Where is his hat? "Stay right here, Max, there are too many cars in… >> Read More