mothers and sons Archive

  • Dear Declan, Now we begin your tenth orbit around the sun. It’s the last year that your age will be identified with a single digit, the closing of your time […]

    A note to my boy, who is NINE today

    Dear Declan, Now we begin your tenth orbit around the sun. It’s the last year that your age will be identified with a single digit, the closing of your time […]

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  • Juniper’s Big Adventure By Declan and his mom Declan and I wrote this together by hand, passing the notebook back and forth, each taking a turn at contributing a line […]

    An interdimensional mother-son story

    Juniper’s Big Adventure By Declan and his mom Declan and I wrote this together by hand, passing the notebook back and forth, each taking a turn at contributing a line […]

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  • My son and I have been watching old episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood lately. It’s much easier than I realized to get engrossed in the land of make-believe and film […]

    It’s such a good feeling

    My son and I have been watching old episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood lately. It’s much easier than I realized to get engrossed in the land of make-believe and film […]

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  • I don’t sleep so well. Every other night, I find myself awake at odd hours to warm a mug of milk, stretch my hips or play racquetball with difficult thoughts […]

    Late

    I don’t sleep so well. Every other night, I find myself awake at odd hours to warm a mug of milk, stretch my hips or play racquetball with difficult thoughts […]

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  • Dear Declan, You are six today. Six! That’s halfway to twelve. That’s one-third of the way to 18. You’ve grown so much this year. Taller. Wiser. Kinder.  More confident, and […]

    A note to my boy, who is six today

    Dear Declan, You are six today. Six! That’s halfway to twelve. That’s one-third of the way to 18. You’ve grown so much this year. Taller. Wiser. Kinder.  More confident, and […]

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  • The other night, Declan decided he wanted to make one big special valentine for his father. I pulled out a sheet of paper, folded it and drew half of a […]

    The perfect heart

    The other night, Declan decided he wanted to make one big special valentine for his father. I pulled out a sheet of paper, folded it and drew half of a […]

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  • We went to a little boy’s birthday party at a park this weekend. Every kid got a cool Styrofoam sword that made sounds and flashed red lights for showing up. […]

    Swordfighting

    We went to a little boy’s birthday party at a park this weekend. Every kid got a cool Styrofoam sword that made sounds and flashed red lights for showing up. […]

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  • We spent some time on the playground today after camp – a common ritual for us. Declan spent much of the time playing spirited games with a group of kids, […]

    Baby’s first punch in the head

    We spent some time on the playground today after camp – a common ritual for us. Declan spent much of the time playing spirited games with a group of kids, […]

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  • Subscribe in a reader Copyright Tracy Zollinger Turner, Tinymantras.com, 2009. Related Posts:Self-portraitScarecrow housewives of Franklin CountyFace paint

    WooOOOooo

    Subscribe in a reader Copyright Tracy Zollinger Turner, Tinymantras.com, 2009. Related Posts:Self-portraitScarecrow housewives of Franklin CountyFace paint

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  • My little boy is four today. Four. I feel like I’m supposed to say that I can’t believe he’s four already, and in some ways that’s true, but mostly it […]

    A note to my boy, who is four today…

    My little boy is four today. Four. I feel like I’m supposed to say that I can’t believe he’s four already, and in some ways that’s true, but mostly it […]

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