Posts tagged ‘Parenting’

Love + Baby Chicks

She’d been asking for months, begging in that personal way a mother knows is different from the plead that accompanies a chocolate, a third marshmallow, another plastic…

Am I Pretty?

I stand in front of the bathroom mirror, applying makeup. I become acutely aware Ella is in the doorway. She’s watching me. Why do I wear…

The Fair

There was once a famous writer who, when asked if she loved writing, replied, “No. But I love having written.” The Ekka is just like that. Crowds of…

A Shared Room

Before we knew what gender our second child would be, there was a great huge part of my heart which longed for another girl. I dreamt…