Jennifer Berney is a queer mama, writer, teacher, and believer in the beauty of imperfection. Her essays have appeared in Brain, Child, Brevity, Nailed, and Mutha Magazine, among other places. She is working on a memoir about her quest to build a family out of donor sperm, mason jars, and needleless syringes. She lives in Olympia, Washington, and blogs at goodnightalready.com. You can find her on Twitter.