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Hello Young Mothers, Wherever You Are

28 April, 2009 от · No comments

Elayne Clift Photo: celesteh I’ve been thinking about mothers, and I should note straight away that my thoughts were originally coincidental to the fact that this month we will celebrate their unconditional love (thanks in large part to the flower and greeting card industries.) The reason I found myself ruminating on mothers and motherhood is […]

Closing Mother Down

8 April, 2009 от · No comments

Cheryl Snell Photo: pixle I’m trimming my sister’s hair when Mother makes for the scissors. I’m the one, she begins. Her words sputter to a halt as I close the gaping blades. She stands, dwarfed in the kitchen she once ruled, and I see her as she was, bending low over the children’s curls, her […]