Browsing the "intergenerational" Tag

She Needs Me

October 26th, 2021 | by Margaret MacInnis

I was the reason my father was alive, I’d heard most of my childhood. Following his suicide, I wondered what had changed, wondered how I had failed him


One More Forgiveness

July 27th, 2021 | by Tiffany Graham Charkosky

This call from my son annoyed me; I’d been gone less than one hour out of the past 5,760 hours. "Mom. The tree fell on our house."


FOURTEEN

May 6th, 2021 | by Leslie Lindsay

For our youngest daughter’s fourteenth birthday, my husband and I gave her a hard-cover Mediterranean-blue Samsonite with wheels. Also, a


The Strength of Surrender

April 27th, 2021 | by Megan Hanlon

Did a case worker visit my mother's house, sit with her at the same oak breakfast table where I had eaten countless Pop Tarts and watch while she signed paperwork allowing strangers to take guardianship of me


Navigating Loss, with Tea and Empathy

April 21st, 2021 | by Jenna Devany Waters

She packed her things while I was out of town, disappeared without a word. I ordered a frenzy of furniture online to spare my children


How Families Change

December 8th, 2020 | by Esther Cohen

I knew it would be in a city, and I wanted my friends to be unfamiliar and different. Why are some people drawn to what is familiar and others of us the opposite



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