Posts for growing up

Growing Pains

In Mother Words Blog September 20, 2019

My son has pockets full of sand. He knows twenty-five ways to fold a paper airplane. At bedtime, he turns…

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What I Do Miss

General/Column February 18, 2019

This morning my daughter – who is ten – Was running a little late So I stooped down to untie…

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Time Machines

General/Column April 24, 2017

There is a box that resides beneath my bed, a shallow plastic tote home to a hundreds of pictures from…

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The Decommissioning

General/Column October 17, 2016

I make my daughter strip herself from her walls—the track ribbons, keepsakes, photographs with mugging friends, posters, flower crowns. I…

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