Browsing the "Hold it Lightly" Tag

In the Fire

February 20th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein

Repetition is part of understanding. But it is a little bit torturous to have to tell your child the story of your mother’s cremation again and again.


Dear No One, Who Are You?

January 15th, 2020 | by Cheryl Klein

When my four-year-old son’s daycare sent home a clip art-spangled flyer advertising a dance class that kids could take during


Immaculate Assumptions: Food Babies I Have Carried

February 19th, 2019 | by Cheryl Klein

There was a guy I flirted with in English class, and I stayed awake at nights worrying maybe I was a dyke, but that was the extent of my sex life. If it was possible to be negative-pregnant, that was me


Smart Enough

September 6th, 2018 | by Cheryl Klein

Sometime during the lovely, delusional years that C.C. and I daydreamed about having kids, we found ourselves in the apartment



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