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Second Breath

March 23rd, 2021 | by Danielle LaSusa

It is our first night home from the hospital. Or maybe it’s the second, or the fourth, or the fourteenth.


Poop

February 11th, 2021 | by Brianna Avenia-Tapper

Maybe we are meant to love other people this way. Knowing that sometimes they will bite us, and we will have to tell them sternly that we do not want to be bitten


Advent 2020

December 21st, 2020 | by Ezra Stone

ONE: A wave of grief for everything that came before  Today, the clouds are like ribs, like my ribs close


Parenting in Low Light

August 13th, 2020 | by Mimi Iimuro Van Ausdall

my vision was the least of my worries when I thought of bringing home two babies. That is how unaware of the extent of my blindness


Waiting for Snacks

July 17th, 2020 | by Meghann Haldeman

Godot is a metaphor for so many things; God, yes, but also a vaccine, the election, snacks, the next Amazon package.


Taking Time

July 7th, 2020 | by Christina Yovovich

I gave up my writing right away. One day I was a writer who wrote while her child was at school, the next I was I pandemic parent, focused solely on making her child feel things were going to be okay.


Call It By Its Name

March 10th, 2020 | by Kira Garcia

Whether my son turns out to be a boy, a girl, or neither, I want him to know that our bodies belong to us and that language is important. This applies to names, pronouns, and of course, body parts.



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