Posts for Toddlers to Teens

Speaking Whistle

Toddlers to Teens April 9, 2018

I speak Whistle, he said over the phone, sounding smaller than I remembered before our separation. Say something in whistle,…

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The Second Day of Kindergarten

Toddlers to Teens April 9, 2018

I am standing, face pressed to the fence, watching my daughter in the Kindergarten yard after morning drop-off. It is…

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Ebb and Flow

Toddlers to Teens April 9, 2018

The summer I was 12, my parents put me on a train from Chicago to New York City. It was…

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Blue Willow

Toddlers to Teens April 9, 2018

I place the child-sized Blue Willow tea set on a low shelf in the dining room because that’s what a…

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