Posts for daughter

Pause

General/Column September 21, 2015

She looks into the mirror as she dresses for her first day of college, unsure of the beauty emerging in…

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Hysterectomy

General/Column September 21, 2015

We didn’t want to go home after a month of living with our tía who fed us Hohos and Pepsi,…

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Looking With A Wild Surmise

General/Column August 17, 2015

The moment was, on the surface, entirely unremarkable; neither the setting, an indoor festival in San Francisco one foggy summer’s…

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Don’t Tell My Daughter She Looks Like Me

In Mother Words Blog August 3, 2015

“Mama, can I grow my hair very long?” “Sure, darling, it’s your hair.” “Can you cut your hair very short?”…

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