Posts for empty nest

Sleeping Through the Night

General/Column March 11, 2016

At eight weeks, I pulled you from evening breast, translucent trickle lingering near your soft-petal mouth, head lolling at my…

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Her Empty Nest

General/Column February 12, 2016

It’s late in her evening, dinner is set on the kitchen table and pink geraniums stew in the crystal vase…

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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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Bumper Stickers

In Mother Words Blog January 25, 2016

My husband had been nagging me to trade in my old car. “It’s time,” he said. “Your second warranty is…

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