Posts for mothering

Prayer for Good Mothering

General/Column February 18, 2019

I ask for one full day of presence. when I can dote on her every word and plea, follow her…

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Patience with Poop

General/Column November 16, 2018

“Go back to sleep, sweetie,” I groaned at my nine month old daughter. My soft pillow and warm blankets weren’t…

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Only For a Moment

General/Column August 4, 2017

My eyes travel across the pictures that grace the walls of my bedroom, taking in the ultrasound image of a…

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Mothers, Daughters, Beauty, Aging, and the Sea: A Tragi-comedy in Five Acts

General/Column July 17, 2017

Act I Mothers: My Mother’s Silicone Breast Implants When my mother was just three years older than I am now,…

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