Mothering

Stepping Up To The Plate

“Mom, why are there so many people in New Jersey who speak Spanish? Why do so many of them have black hair or white hair?” My 6 year old asks this after an exhausting 4.5 hour drive in torrential downpours. I have a mild headache. I have to pee. My youngest won’t stop asking if …

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Raising Sisters

The first sounds of my morning are those of my almost six year old whispering, with a smile I can hear in her voice, that her sister is still ¬†sleeping. She leans over me to stroke her hair. Her feet gently pound the floor as she goes off to get dressed and brush her teeth. …

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