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The difference a year makes

The difference a year makes

The difference a year makes is a tragic but beautiful thing, I think to myself, as I lay here in this bed, with you asleep to my right and your sister to my left. In many ways, this is quite a typical scene, and quite ordinary, your head at my feet and your sister nestled… Read more

My kid won’t speak for stickers

My kid won’t speak for stickers

Every day at 2:10pm I trek out the door and place a screaming baby in the car to pick Wren, my oldest, up from pre-school. Every day I know that it only takes about 25 minutes to commute, but I allow for 35, because I’ve got to be the first one there. It means a… Read more

On her first day of school

On her first day of school

In grey stained pants that don’t quite reach your ankles and a floral blue stretch knit shirt, stretched much too much at the neck, your eyes brimmed with tears and your lips quivered as dada and I brought you in the doors of the school. In your classroom, you chose a seat at a table… Read more

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