Posts for boys

Another Snow Day at Home with the Boys

Toddlers to Teens February 5, 2018

Two days after the snowstorm the air is brittle to the touch. I’m free to go out but it would…

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For Moms of Boys with Long Hair

General/Column November 20, 2017

His hair. He’s twenty-two now, but I think about his hair, how it blew gently upwards in the wind, how…

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The Secret Garden

General/Column October 27, 2017

Weeds circle the rim of the large pot. Inside, protected by their circle, rests a bed of leaves, pine needles…

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Raising Cain

General/Column December 19, 2016

I have boys, two under ten, fierce in their love and loathing. Awake at sun-up, out they roar: the elder’s…

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