Posts for Motherhood

Empty Rooms

Taking Flight September 13, 2019

                                              I’m sitting on the floor of my closet on a Tuesday afternoon, crying into the darkness. My back is…

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Some People Run Different

In Mother Words Blog September 6, 2019

Scarlet, mustard, and ochre leaves parachuted above our heads. The sun warmed us enough for my two-year-old to pull off…

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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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