Am I Invisible? One Mom’s Pain-Relieving Response to Being Excluded


By Rachel Macy Stafford, ScaryMommy.com


My fifth-grade daughter started a new extracurricular activity a few weeks ago. We’re still learning the ropes and aren’t quite sure how things run. On the first day, we walked up to two women who were waiting with their children for the activity to start. I politely asked them a question about protocol and explained we were new.

I was met with annoyed facial expressions and curt answers…more

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