Posts for In Mother Words Blog

Twenty-Seven Dollars’ Worth of Ice Cream

In Mother Words Blog August 24, 2015

Driving to Rhode Island for vacation, I nearly get sideswiped when I begin to switch lanes. My younger daughter is…

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Consolation Baby

In Mother Words Blog August 10, 2015

It’s four o’clock on an early spring afternoon, and I am sitting alone in my car in the middle of…

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Don’t Tell My Daughter She Looks Like Me

In Mother Words Blog August 3, 2015

“Mama, can I grow my hair very long?” “Sure, darling, it’s your hair.” “Can you cut your hair very short?”…

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Ophelia, Holden and Me

In Mother Words Blog July 13, 2015

I was a month into my final internship for a Master’s of Social Work, barely seven weeks pregnant with our…

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