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Motherhood

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    Cleaning My Closet

    The hangers rattle across the curtain rod, the metal on metal scratching with each shove back and forth. Then, I pause at the bright yellow pencil skirt—I can’t remember the last time I wore…

    March 19, 2021
  • Motherhood Writing

    After Dark // A Love Story

    I walk into the half-lit room, a soft glow from one single bulb. The only sound I hear is my bare feet sliding across the hardwood floors. I hold my breath, not wanting to…

    February 19, 2021
  • Family marriage Motherhood

    The Kitchen That Built Me

    It was a Friday night, and my then boyfriend, Rich, and I pulled into the driveway of his house. Though we were in a new relationship, and long-distance too, without actually talking about it—we…

    February 2, 2021
  • Family Motherhood

    The Last Time

    “Feel how soft this blanket is,” I whisper, rubbing it against her chubby cheek. I lean back into the recliner—the leather stained with milk and my sweat. I pull her into my chest and…

    November 21, 2020
  • Motherhood

    The Best Kind of Surprise

    “Do you know what you’re having?” My friend asked as she pushed her stroller along the path. Gripping my stroller, I looked over at her and said, “A girl.” “A girl?! Aren’t you so…

    April 19, 2019
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    Still Looking for Love

    Despite the wind blowing outside, I’m comfortable and warm with the down comforter pulled up to my chin. The kids are fast asleep. The only light I see is from under the door—a glimmer…

    February 14, 2019