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What we talk about when we talk about Christmas

I remember my Christmasses past in traditions. Holidays matter to small children, and they mattered

letters to my children

Two thousand, one hundred and ninety two

Dear Henry, At some point in the last couple of months, your face has changed.

womanhood

New worlds, old stars and red lipstick: some advice on being a woman, for my daughter

Little girl, you sleep. I wanted a girl desperately, and you came like a song

letters to my children

A letter for four (for Teddy)

Dear Teddy, On the evening of your birthday, while the sun printed itself onto the

parenting

Sometimes your newborn feelings are not pretty, and that’s ok

Anyway (she said, mouth full of Easter chocolate), I thought I would let you know

letters to my children

This Is Where We Are: a letter to my children on Mother’s Day (6)

Every year on Mother’s Day, I write about how I mother my babies day-to-day. I

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  •  Eleven months  At 9mo she wouldnt even rollhellip
  • How do you love exercise? Because I do not lovehellip
  • Weve done anniversaries here birthdays here New Years Eves wherehellip
  • Each of them managed to give themselves a head bumphellip
  • Magenta as hell and not gonna take it anymore thesehellip
  • Twenty minutes I said once we got in from Fridayhellip
  • This cots held all three of our babies I amhellip
  • Well we have a broken boiler on a freezing dayhellip
  • I forgot to brush my teeth gag but we DIDhellip
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