Tag Archives: Trust

Bidding goodnight to the dink

Bidding goodnight to the dink

I’m letting go but I’m holding you close. Arching your back as the sun sleeps, begging me, pleading as you can do at two years old, for your nightly “dinky duss.” For all 842 days and nights of your life, it’s been this way. Except for this unexceptional, anticlimactic night upon which I’ve decided to… Read more

Shedding

Shedding

How many times will I shed this skin? Revolving, morphing who I call myself. How much more will my perceptions of my place in the world change? Of how I view its complexities, of how I see its humanity. With each shedding I learn. Learn what love really looks and feels like- that it can… Read more

I’m leaving you

I’m leaving you

I’m leaving you two. And it doesn’t feel good and it doesn’t feel right. But it’s necessary. I’m leaving you two. And you’ll be here continuing on with school and daycare, learning new songs and new words, and I won’t be home to hear you practice. I won’t be here to see the cheesy grins… Read more

Not your saving grace

Not your saving grace

I’m not your hero. In the heat of things, in your hardest hour, in your desperation, you may look to me as if I am, but it’s because you’re not thinking straight anymore. Luckily for you though, I know very well how to help you find your girl. When the change that you’ve been curious… Read more

What no one tells you about labour

What no one tells you about labour

Nobody prepares you for the waiting in labour. Yes, you’ve just grown your human for ten months. That means you’ve created perfect razor-sharp fingernails and silky lashes. You’ve got the dimple perfected on the left cheek, and the heart-shaped birthmark on your baby’s back. She or he is ready. And so are you. Because you, first… Read more

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