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Mum

Pixabay https://pixabay.com/en/flash-thunderstorm-super-cell-2568383/ I remember standing with Mum at the window, watching a thunderstorm. I remember oohing and aahing over the light show. Taking fierce joy in the pouring rain, the glorious lightening preceding the crash of thunder, I forgot my brothers and my mother beside me. At one point, shortly after the show began, Mum … Read more

Ophelia

Arthur Hughes–Ophelia I grew up across the ocean, I didn’t understand the world I brought my kids into. I had largely assimilated myself into American culture as a woman, but I felt completely out of my depth as a mother. Since my own adolescent-experience was particularly harrowing,  I was concerned about my daughter’s teenage years, … Read more