Tag Archives: motherhood

Swallow Back the Years

I do not want my kids to grow up. There. I said it. I like them little. I like how they smell. I like how my daughter’s voice still sounds about half her age when we talk on the phone. … Continue reading

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See that Mountain? Redefining Glory Days

The month before I graduated college, one of my writing professors approached me to ask if the university’s English department could use my senior writing portfolio as a model for future classes. She said it was one of the best … Continue reading

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Second-Born

She wasn’t here before. I came first. What happened in the world, happened to me. There was a long stretch before her. Then suddenly she was everything. I became the sea to her boat, and she the sea to mine. … Continue reading

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I Am Not a Search Engine (But I Let My Kids Think I Am)

Butterflies pee blood. That’s what my kids learned today from the Grow-a-Butterfly Kit I bought for them. Actually, since I’m the one who shouted this information while witnessing blood spraying from a newly emerged butterfly’s lady parts (they’re all girls … Continue reading

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Celebrity Cribs: The Momplex Estate

Today on Celebrity Cribs, we’ll be¬†visiting the eclectic Momplex Estate for an insider’s peek at how¬†stay-at-home moms really live it up. Momplex Mom tells us how she achieved her unique look in just one year. “I used to call it … Continue reading

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