Archives for April 2019

How to Lose with Grace

Toddlers to Teens April 22, 2019

Our son joined the middle school cross country running team in seventh grade and never won a race. In most…

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The End of the Hallelujah Chorus

General/Column April 22, 2019

“There she is!” I heard my son’s voice even over the wild din of boisterous kids in the elementary school…

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Heavy Nest

Toddlers to Teens April 22, 2019

(A response to Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Empty Nest’) Child of my womb, the house is full of you. You, and…

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Where Your Feet Are

In Mother Words Blog April 5, 2019

“You need to learn to be where your feet are, Mom. “  Wisdom beyond his seventeen years spilled from my…

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