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

General/Column 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

General/Column 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

General/Column 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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