Essays

early bird special

Early Bird Special

“I’m Just Saying” is a column by Suburbs 101 Contributor, Alexis Gold. A funny and brutally honest take on what life is like for a working mom in New York City/turned unexpected stay at home suburban mom. I received an anonymous gift over Christmas break. It was a party banner that read “Please Leave by …

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a christmas gift

A Christmas Gift

“I’m Just Saying” is a column by Suburbs 101 Contributor, Alexis Gold. A funny and brutally honest take on what life is like for a working mom in New York City/turned unexpected stay at home suburban mom. Way back in September of 2020, I wrote an essay called “COVID Creep”. It was meant to be …

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halloween grinch

Halloween Grinch

“I’m Just Saying” is a column by Suburbs 101 Contributor, Alexis Gold. A funny and brutally honest take on what life is like for a working mom in New York City/turned unexpected stay at home suburban mom. This month, Alexis reveals to us that she is a Halloween Grinch. I hate Halloween. I buy boatloads …

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self folding blanket

Self Folding Blanket

“I’m Just Saying” is a column by Suburbs 101 Contributor, Alexis Gold. A funny and brutally honest take on what life is like for a working mom in New York City/turned unexpected stay at home suburban mom. This month, Alexis addresses the never ending cycle of housework and her wish for a self folding blanket. …

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