A Letter to Every Karen I Encountered in 2021

from the mom you judge.

Dear Karens,

You might think that I have spelled your name wrong, but I assure you, I have not. The ‘s’ is added to your name because there are so many of you. Too many really, more than I can count. There are more of you than I ever thought I would encounter in a lifetime, and I seemed to meet most of you last year, in…



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Ashley Shannon

Thirty something queer mom of two, one with autism. Lover of sushi, coffee, and wine. Living a life of travel. Top Writer ashleyshannononmedium@gmail.com