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The Intermittent Quiet

In Mother Words Blog March 14, 2016

My four-year-old insists on bothering me during quiet time. Over and over he emerges from his room to announce the…

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Making Room for Two

In Mother Words Blog March 9, 2016

I cried when I learned I was pregnant again. I was barely hanging on caring for my nineteen-month-old daughter. How…

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The Fairy House

In Mother Words Blog March 7, 2016

Boys cannot be trusted or at least that’s a truth by which my four-year-old daughter has lived. She believed that…

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First Thanksgiving Without Them

In Mother Words Blog February 29, 2016

I am riding Amtrak from Fresno to San Francisco, towards my brother’s home and family, grateful to be wanted and…

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