Posts for grief

Vessel of Ache

General/Column April 17, 2017

She carries herself well. She is a vessel. She is loneliness. Neither can be picked up and carried away unless…

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Giving Her Son the World

General/Column October 20, 2016

What started as a layer of sheer tissue spindled around each rib grew its own heart. The doctor said she…

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The Five Stages of Grief When Your Child Calls the Babysitter Mom

General/Column October 17, 2016

Full-time work was my only option after our daughter was born. We savored ten weeks of unpaid bonding before I…

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