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Letter 4, 5 & 6 to my dearest son who just turned 18


It was early morning and she woke up with a jolt. It seemed as if everything was shaking. Was the ground really shaking? And it is then she realized it was an earthquake. 554 more words


70 Excuses

My dear children,

There is no love like a mother’s.

Since you came into this world, you have taken little steps, nudging at this, nibbling at that, trying here, testing there. 239 more words

Letters To My Son

Empty lunch boxes

Today I lost it.

Stink bums, pee on the floor, tired eyes and tired bones

Empty lunch boxes waiting to be filled

“Mommy, I need…”

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Letters To My Son

Dennis the Talking Rock

Dear Harry,

This morning, we walked downtown to the coffeeshop to get some hot chocolate. Halfway there, you said, “Tell me a story, Daddy.”

“You first,” I said, and then added, “and it has to have a happy ending. 662 more words

Parenting in this Particular Presidency

Dear Lochlan,

A picture of you from the most recent Women’s March just went viral. I have no idea who took the picture, who posted it, nor am I familiar with the sites on which it has made such an impact and yet, despite the trolls and their horrifying comments, I have to say, I’m glad it’s out there. 1,123 more words

Letters To My Son

To see things through your eyes...

Dear Little Dude,

I’m so thankful every day to be able to see things through your eyes, because we adults tend to make things so darn complicated. 199 more words

The Men in Our World

“There is a problem with the men in our world,” she said. 

We sat

In the stillness

The final quiet 

The aftermath

Of babies crying 

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Letters To My Son