Posts for daughter

Ode to Dried Paint on the Kitchen Table

Toddlers to Teens November 23, 2020

My daughter paints her body redand green and every color of the two,and paints the pool, the naked baby, Buzz, the…

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While My Daughter Canoes With Her Dad and I’m on Shore

General/Column August 24, 2020

The day our 30-something daughter tells us thatshe can’t think of enough good reasons to choosemotherhood,  I don’t draw her attention…

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Role Play

General/Column June 29, 2020

I sit in the audience and watch my daughter role-play. She plays the mother:             Are you okay?   she asks the woman…

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The Cartwheel Dance

General/Column June 29, 2020

I had no idea if four-year-olds could do cartwheels, but my daughter, Nina, had been working on it all morning…

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