RAISING GIRLS WITH FIRE IN THEIR HEARTS
Dear Future World Changer/ Spokeswoman for Human Rights/ Voice-to-be-Reckened-With, You have fire in your heart, and I can’t wait to see what you do with your passion. Today, screaming. Tomorrow, voice for justice. There are no limits to what you’re capable of. But today, I do have limits. So, please, stop screaming. Love, Mom
Tips for the Imperfect Marriage
Sometimes all the cars break, and the blender breaks, and I get the kids to school an hour late. Sometimes I set the cooking utensils on fire and shatter a $400 window. Sometimes there are surprise tax payments and a son who decides to put beads in his ears.