Archives for December 2017

A Baby in December

General/Column December 29, 2017

Leaves of sienna and pumpkin and chardonnay hues lay on the ground, leaving the elm and poplar and maple trees…

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The Unraveling: Parenting a Preschooler with OCD

General/Column December 22, 2017

The sky is low, heavy gray threatening more rain. On the pavement my four-year-old son Theo thrashes. It’s afternoon, and…

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An Unexpected Gift

General/Column December 18, 2017

“Crazy, right?” whispered the mother standing next to me in “Nursery A,” the room in the NICU for the smallest…

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Boxer in Rain

General/Column December 18, 2017

I hesitate. The moment is a gift to myself, a spoonful of hope and a split-second daydream. From my phone,…

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