The Life-Changing Magic of Having a Second Place to Go

The walls were closing in, the Zoom had lost its charm. After a year as a working parent, all I needed was a room of my own.

Sarah Stankorb
14 min readMar 8, 2021

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We’re creeping toward a strange anniversary, the day in March when our governor was the first in the country to close schools, and I felt my blood pressure swelling…

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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb, author of Disobedient Women, has published with The Washington Post, Marie Claire, and many others. @sarahstankorb www.sarahstankorb.com