Posts for parenting

I Want to be Kind to My Seven-Year-Old Son

General/Column July 13, 2016

When he plays handball indoors while brushing his teeth. When he knocks down a picture with the ball on the…

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What I Gave her

General/Column July 13, 2016

Your bike clanks at the gate, Your shoes slap on the pavement, You come in at the door. I reach…

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Every Morning Maddie

General/Column July 13, 2016

we meet for coffee diner windows flush with dawn she comes in from the street we share a plate of…

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Before You Were My Child

General/Column July 13, 2016

(For Micah) Before you were my child heaven draped you across my womb. Your anatomy was copied, from two imperfect…

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