Tagged: motherhood

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On Aging: A Poem for My Daughters

“You don’t look your age,” they say, When I reveal that I’m forty-two. But my body has begun to betray me. Gray hair is just the beginning: Reading glasses. Body, back, and foot aches....

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Becoming a Master

I had a friend ask last week about going to graduate school with children. It was a good opportunity to reflect on my experience so I thought it might be nice to share a...

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Book Review: Once There Was a Mom

I recently read Deseret Book’s new book, Once There Was a Mom, written by Emily Watts and illustrated by Destin Cox. I hoped to share some thoughts on it before Mother’s Day, but that...

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The Mother’s Day Conundrum

I am debating whether or not to attend church on Mother’s Day next week. On the one hand, I love that on Mother’s Day we hear stories about women and often even quotes by...

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pain & hope

I did my first leg workout last week, in something like seven years, and for the two days since then, I’ve been obsessed by my pain. When I sit still – to apply for...

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Epiphany

The funny thing about our new digital lives is that they leave markers and traces of our online activities everywhere. In 2010 and early 2011, I wasn’t writing in a journal, but I was...