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The first ingredient is love

My youngest son Alec and his best bud Demaris were holding court at my kitchen island last week. I was at my station flippin’ grilled cheese. Sandwich making was the subject of their all-knowing declarations. “I think you can tell a lot about a mom by the kind of sandwiches she makes,” said Demaris. “One […]


My note to Evan

I woke early this morning , as I often do , but not to rehash my as of yet unwritten list of todos, but to muse on motherhood. I looked for the precipitating factors, as I am also wont to do. Though I need no excuse to ponder the art and practice of mothering . […]