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My Mother/My Maternity Clothes

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It started, as it often does, with a phone call. “Hi, Mom, what’s up?” I said. “Well.” There was a pause. “Now that you’re pregnant…” There was another long, portentous pause. I wondered if my mother was calling to reveal some female family secret, something which could only be passed on to pregnant daughters. Then […]

Peace Now, Not War

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Grey morning light seeps through the curtains. I’m half asleep, baby Nate is snoozing peacefully beside me. I hear three-year-old Simon come into the room. Will he see that I’m sleeping, tiptoe away considerately, and amuse himself for an hour? It’s never happened before, but I allow a tiny shred of hope into my mind. […]