Posts for motherhood; teens; independence

Surprised by Light

In Mother Words Blog October 11, 2019

The phone rang at 2 a.m. A surge of fear brought me upright in bed. Get ready–the words flashed in my…

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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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Sehnsucht

General/Column March 23, 2015

My sister stands beside me on the pool deck. We aren’t watching our kids play-fight in the water. Our eyes…

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