Posts for teens

How to Handle Love and Loss: A Letter to My Son on the Brink of Adolescence

General/Column April 20, 2020

That time when you were six and you stood atop the swell of a hill at the park, your small…

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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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This is you now

General/Column August 19, 2019

You wear adolescence like armour:hair just so,training-wheel moustache tickling your lip—curled in perpetual distain—impossibly long limbs andclothes giving the illusion…

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The Sunday Miracles

General/Column June 25, 2018

A few weeks ago, in the middle of a sunny, almost-warm late February day, Alex walked into the kitchen and…

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