Jenica Donahue

Jenica Donahue is a writer, mother, and former ESL teacher living the fire-wife life in North Carolina with her husband, Riley, their two rambunctious boys, and a large black dog named Juniper. She enjoys writing about the intersection of faith and doubt, the joys and challenges of motherhood, and the practice of slowing down and noticing the present. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and teaching English. She currently writes the newsletter Joy & Jubilee and is at work on other projects.

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anger in motherhood

Confessions of an Angry Mom

By Jenica Donahue / February 26, 2024

A little hand reaches up to the counter, and papers flutter to the floor. While I restack them, a chair is pushed over. Maybe even a plant. Something in me starts to tighten and grow, a tense little ball of fire. Words spill out, but they are useless; they clink to the floor. My preschooler…