Stephanie is mom to two beautiful girls and their shelter dog, Bodhi. She has worked as a house cleaner and landscaper to make ends meet and now works as a freelance writer whose work has been featured on The Guardian, Vox, DAME, Mamalode, Salon, Narrative.ly and Literary Mama. She lives in Missoula, Montana.
Six years ago, I lived with my then 3-year-old daughter, Mia, in a studio apartment. During the day I worked full-time as a maid, cleaning the houses of wealthy people.… ... Read More
This article previously appeared on The Washington Post Last night, my 3-year-old daughter made soft, singing noises while she dipped a plastic boat in and out of the bubbles of… ... Read More
This article originally appeared in the Missoulian. Jamison Hill hasn’t been able to get out of bed in two and a half years. For 18 months, Jamison was too sick… ... Read More
I started college when my daughter was only 14 months old. We had been homeless six months earlier. My life up until I discovered I was pregnant had been blissfully… ... Read More
Photo Credits to Brian Hart. Originally published by the Missoula Independent. My life as a single mother has often meant looking up, helpless, waving goodbye like Wile E. Coyote, after… ... Read More