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Sherice Torres
Sherice Torres

Single girl moves to New York to follow her dreams. Meets man of her dreams, marriage and children ensue. Marriage + full time job + 2 beautiful boys = 1 hectic, beautiful, crazy, amazing life. Just another day in the life of a BadAssMama.

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Sherice Torres

Anatomy of the Perfect Mother

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the outsized expectations that we tend to have of women in general and mothers in particular. As I once again beat myself up for not being the perfect mother in a perfect size 4 designer outfit, I took a moment to ponder what a day in the life of the ideal mother would look like. Read More

Education

Breaking Up is Hard To Do…Take 2

I’ve gone through 2 major breakups in the past 2 years. No, I’m not going through a divorce or being downsized by my job (well, at least not today). For the second time in as many years, we are choosing to part ways with the ones who spend more time with our kids during the work week than we do. Last time it was the daycare. This go around, it’s the school. Read More

Complaints

I’m convinced that Mother’s Day is a set up. It’s kind of like how Lucy scams Charlie Brown into going for one more punt with the football. Even though she’s pulled the ball away a thousand times before, she convinces him—no, he WANTS to believe—that THIS time things will be different. Putting all reservations aside, he sets his focus on the prize and charges the ball like a Heisman trophy winner, only to be smacked back to reality after Lucy snatches it away yet again, and he falls to the ground. Read More

Lessons

And I Still Run

I have not always been an athlete. I started as a chunky kid. I carried 180 pounds on my 5’4” frame for most of college and throughout graduate school. I tried diet after diet, but eventually assumed that this was just how I was built to be. Read More