Archives for August 2019

Mothering in the Age of Extra

In Mother Words Blog August 23, 2019

Every day, I wake up to a roller coaster of days, strung along to one another like wagons — each…

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Learning to Hold One’s Breath and Other Uncomfortable Things

Toddlers to Teens August 19, 2019

The house temperature at 4am. Attempts to keep quiet after stepping hard on the blunt, plastic head of an LOL Surprise…

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Fingernails

Toddlers to Teens August 19, 2019

When I was youngI bemoaned ever having long nailsand I bit them and chewed themand picked them through the stressof…

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Abdomen

Babyhood August 19, 2019

My abdomen used to be perfectan expanse of skin marred by nothingbut the cup of my navellike a goblet in…

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