Posts for children

All is Calm, All is Bright

General/Column December 23, 2015

When the boys were little — seven, four and one – and I was tired, always tired, because they still…

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Listening to My Child Singly

General/Column November 23, 2015

It was a late Thursday evening and I was hitting away at the keyboard furiously, trying to complete an assignment…

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Kneeling in Water Drops

General/Column October 23, 2015

at the bath’s edge, a need for sleep slurring in me. My son maneuvers my old mermaids, decides their plastic…

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My children in the afternoon

General/Column October 19, 2015

are like an ambush of cat tongues. Pink and small and abundant, rough scratches on my face, my arms, my…

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