Tag: childhood

Gold Medal Mama






My after work snack the other day was smoked salmon on thin, golden toasted bread sprinkled with just the right amount of capers and minced red onion. Yesterday, I devoured homemade chicken salad, hand picked from a roasted chicken that




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Ol’ Blue

Our house is in mourning. My son and daughter have come to me separately, in tears. “I don’t want her to go. Why does she have to go?” I explain the circle of life. I tell them nothing lasts forever.

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Thanks, Easter Bunny






Murphy’s Law of parenthood is that approximately 17 seconds after you sit down with your Friday night cocktail in hand, your ten year old will appear on the patio, lower lip trembling. “Johnny said it’s your parents. The Easter Bunny..he




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Six Things I Can’t Tell My Kids






I was a perfect mother before I had children. I do everything I said I wouldn’t do. My kids eat chicken nuggets and hot dogs and mac n’ cheese. They watch TV. I say things like, “The next person who




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Home Girls






“So do you want to be in my play? I’m putting on a Greek tragedy.” I won’t pretend to remember the exact wording my 11 year old self used to ask fellow 11 year old Lyn Jacobs to be in




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