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A Letter to my Daughter

Toddlers to Teens April 17, 2017

To my daughter, When I listened carefully, I could hear the songs of my reflection dancing in your mind’s eye….

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For My Daughter, Whose Armpits Itch

Toddlers to Teens April 17, 2017

You are not quite nine, not quite finished with thumb sucking, sneaking your favorite pink, stuffed “bear-rabbit” into my purse…

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I’ve never looked so beautiful

General/Column March 20, 2017

My daughter has my body now. Not quite a woman, she strokes her belly, giggles. Her pants rove around familiar…

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Practicing Courage

General/Column February 20, 2017

I see you struggling. You won’t tell me what weighs heavily on your heart. Maybe you don’t know, but I…

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