Netflix Official Teaser for Maid

Help Get #MAID2REPS!

Hello and greetings! Last year I had the honor of sharing my story with the world through a book called MAID: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive. On Tuesday, that book will be released to paperback, and I have some big plans…
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Minimalism: A Movement for the Elite

Buying anything for our home meant toiling over what I absolutely needed vs. what I wanted, and I hardly ever bought the latter.

A Life’s Canvas…in Pants

As I looked through other albums for more photos, I saw how much those pants were my constant, arguably as reliable as writing.
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Sometimes You Go To California

I'd gained a new person to carry constantly in my pocket that weekend.
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Advocacy in Action: Ryan Prior

His advocacy work had recently brought him to Chicago, Palo Alto, my town of Missoula, and Washington, D.C.
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Announcing, my forthcoming memoir: MAID: A Single Mother’s Journey from Cleaning House to Finding Home

Exactly 11 months after my essay about cleaning houses was published on Vox and went viral, I accepted the offer for my memoir—an expansion of that essay.
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Creating Security when the World is Scary

My response to the news over the past few weeks has been a mixture of anger, sadness, helplessness, and fighting for reaffirmation that my decision to bring my children into the world was a good one.