Posts for daughter

Don’t Speak

General/Column August 15, 2016

My daughter’s silence is the way I know her best, because often the words or screams or giggles don’t tell…

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Just a Girl

General/Column August 15, 2016

I’ve hidden my stiletto heels and lipstick and tucked away the push-up bras because she’ll find them. Like an archaeologist…

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Do It Yourself Goodbyes

General/Column June 20, 2016

“Daddy can fix anything,” my children brag, whenever I fail to manipulate a stubborn valve on my twelve-year-old’s clarinet or…

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First Grade

General/Column April 18, 2016

Nudged awake, in the still-dark morning, by the sound of her shower’s rainfall— I’d drag my aqua comforter to the…

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