“Since Yelcin listens to Turkish at home he’s taking his time learning English. While my mom was here she only spoke Turkish. Now his English is getting so much better,” Servgi said as we shared a green bench in Central Park together. The first virgin fresh breezes of Spring stroked our faces. Our hands sat […]
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On Valentine’s Day the world is all about love: The love we have, the love we’ve had, and love we hope to have. Me? When not coupled-up, traditionally, I thought about the dinners I’ve made, and the men that I prepared those dinners for, and the gifts I received after we had consumed those dinners. […]
Last week, on the 11th of December, as I struggled with Julia to get her coat on, to leave the house and head out to school the anger rose up in waves like a flocks of birds, circling my stomach. And swooped in again. The battle of the winter coat has been waged since the […]
“Momma’s always on stage,” the line of the Arrested Development tune goes. I’d danced, wiggled and bopped to that lyric for years before I became a mom. And once the universe added that new job description to my name, nearly four years ago, I discovered, I lived those lyrics, daily. Most moms spend nearly every […]
An incredible piece from the perspective of Single parenthood from Charles Blow of The New York Times.
On a beautiful day in New York City, Julia and I rode the subway, the car packed cattle-car tight, looking good and smelling good. She in her ruby-red Mini Mouse dress with solid white dots, a gift from her God Mummy Kim, which I accessorized with sheer white tights with white dots, and a little […]