Posts for daughter

Mothering in the Age of Extra

In Mother Words Blog August 23, 2019

Every day, I wake up to a roller coaster of days, strung along to one another like wagons — each…

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Learning to Hold One’s Breath and Other Uncomfortable Things

Toddlers to Teens August 19, 2019

The house temperature at 4am. Attempts to keep quiet after stepping hard on the blunt, plastic head of an LOL Surprise…

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Her Monument

In Mother Words Blog August 19, 2019

I think I need to write this. For her.                                                                                                                               I say “her,” but of course I had no biological evidence…

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A Ring, a Pair of Shoes, a Wedding: the Ties that Bind, and Unbind, When a Daughter Marries

General/Column June 17, 2019

I’m sitting across from my daughter at a table in a trendy Toronto restaurant, our first meetup since her wedding…

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