Tag Archives: motherhood

Cracking Open Like a Soft-Boiled Egg

When I became a mother, two things surprised me.  Actually a hell of a lot of things surprised me, but let’s focus on two.  The first was how much more patient I had become.  Everything sloooooows down with a baby. … Continue reading

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Doorway Bouncer: Haiku

(AKA  “Ode to the Johnny Jump-Up”) Kicking loud and bold, Swinging into sweet freedom, But tied to the door.

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I Don’t Know How You Do It

Aside from “You’re braver than I am,” the phrase I hear a lot is “I don’t know how you do it.”  I think this is meant to be a compliment, so I usually take it that way.  If it’s not … Continue reading

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