Posts for children

Moving Out

In Mother Words Blog February 8, 2016

It’s something I used to do when I was a child—staying in the tub so long the bathwater turns tepid,…

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Para todas las mamas

General/Column January 29, 2016

whose hearts have been cleaved in two by border walls when they pass at night in secret without papers, their…

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Fireflies

Toddlers to Teens January 1, 2016

as my children returned, carrying mason jars of fireflies that glowed through the dark lane then upward the wraparound porch, I pondered to the silt-caked oak flooring that…

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All is Calm, All is Bright

General/Column December 23, 2015

When the boys were little — seven, four and one – and I was tired, always tired, because they still…

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