Dolls from hell...his 'n hers colonoscopies...Poltergeist plumbing.... What sort of family is this?
I'm still figuring it out myself. Life in the 'burbs supposedly is boring, but as this series of essays about life with the "Banshees," my wife and Chinese daughter, shows, it often feels like a zoo, with that proverbial white picket fence a cage.
Fortunately, humor can be a great steppingstone to love, and there's plenty of both here. Whether you're a parent in need of a time-out or a hipster craving op-ed sass, you'll savor these subversive takes on the suburban family experience that always find the sweet in the sour.