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In Mother Words Blog January 25, 2016

My husband had been nagging me to trade in my old car. “It’s time,” he said. “Your second warranty is…

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Making Peace with Sponge Bob

In Mother Words Blog January 11, 2016

The high school girls gathered around, leaning over where I lay, naked to the waist, on the hospital bed. The…

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The Tides are Turning: A Letter to My 6-Year Old Son

In Mother Words Blog January 4, 2016

Dear 6-year old son, Something is happening, between you and me. The winds are changing. I can feel it—this inevitable,…

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The Things I Learned About Myself During My Baby’s First Year On The Planet

In Mother Words Blog October 12, 2015

My first child turned one a few weeks ago (cue racking sobs and blubbering about my baby!), and in that…

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