Posts for In Mother Words Blog

Mother Tongue

In Mother Words Blog August 21, 2020

In 2009, my wife and I became parents. Years before, our sons had been born to a different mother. They entered…

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Letting in the Light

In Mother Words Blog August 7, 2020

A Reflection on New Motherhood It’s two minutes to four in the morning, and I’m sitting up in bed listening…

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The Beast

In Mother Words Blog June 12, 2020

In the morning, when the light glows blue, the Beast behind my breastbone is quiet. She is tired, I suppose,…

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Parenting in Quarantine

In Mother Words Blog June 5, 2020

She’s heard the wrong kind of yes’s and too many no’s. Yes, you can have a Barbie Dream Plane. Let’s order it on Amazon….

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