Posts for parenting

The Mother’s Handbook

Toddlers to Teens August 18, 2017

I sat on a swivel stool next to my best friend, our skinny legs tucked under the counter in her…

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Toddlers to Teens August 11, 2017

It was lopsided, struggling in the mulch, and we squinted at the tiny creature lurching under our backyard birdfeeder. “Its…

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Only For a Moment

Toddlers to Teens August 4, 2017

My eyes travel across the pictures that grace the walls of my bedroom, taking in the ultrasound image of a…

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Mapping Spaces

General/Column July 28, 2017

First, I lie under the MRI machine. Then I lie in bed with a puddle of wet Kleenexes at my…

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