Mom: Shut-up.

My Mom Turns Thirty

Mom: Shut-up.

I spent the day with my mom and sister. We shopped and ate and got manicures. The wedding ring on my finger and the voicemail filled with screaming children were the only reminders that I wasn’t the hippie teenager alternating between being Alex and being annoying. (Because ALEX is never annoying. Except when I refer to myself ...