Grok Culture

Contemplating Being “Too Much”

23 hours ago

“Too much.” I read an essay in Elle a long time ago about “too muchness” and – because someone had emailed it to me – I tried to find it in my inbox: the list of emails that had the phrase “too…

Grok Faith

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Gets Specific

4 days ago

[To close out Mental Health Awareness Month, we at GrokNation are proud to present guest writer and FoM (Friend of Mayim) Samantha Taylor – who previously wrote about the perks of being in a family of geeks – who shares her…

Grok Culture

GrokNation Interview: Author Kate Siegel

6 days ago

[Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to bring you Mayim’s special interview with writer Kate Siegel, who has been sharing texts and messages from her “@crazyjewishmom” on Instagram since last November. Now, she’s written a new book, Mother, Can You Not? which is…

Grok Culture

Frozen: The Story of My Fertility

1 week ago

[Editor’s note: In today’s world, not everyone makes a family the same way, or becomes a parent on the same schedule. In this post, guest writer Rena Strober shares her reflections on how she chose to take control of her…

Grok Culture

No Handshakes, No Hugs, Nothing Personal

2 weeks ago

[Editor’s note: One of the things we try to do here at GrokNation is to expand our understanding of faith in the world – how different people with different faiths translate some religious concepts – which may, to some, seem archaic –…