Hard things


People

I just purged my house, nesting, frenetically sorting through every closet, every drawer, to remove all that we don’t need. And now I am buying more.

December 3, 2018

Ever after


People

I wrote this piece many weeks ago, about living as a foster parent and a woman. Now at last I am young enough to share it.

August 23, 2018

PS


People

Last night, I sat next to my father through a benefit auction. My kids scrambled and talked and fought around us. While I was turned toward my dad, my daughter fell off the chair on the other side of me…

May 5, 2018

To mommies everywhere


People

Sometimes all your ideals fly out the window because it’s two a.m. and your baby will not settle, and you’ve already been out of bed six times, trying to shush her before she wakes her brother, but now it’s too late because he’s fussing too. And his bed is wet.

May 3, 2018