Tag Archives: Family

I imagine it’s me

I open the door, hoping that all the things I’ve heard are lies. The creak is muffled by the sounds of sobbing. Some softly crying, some wailing, some frozen in fear, immobile and unable to understand what it happening. “Mami! … Continue reading

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National Single Parent’s Day

It takes a lot to be a parent. It takes more to be a working parent. And it takes everything you have to be a single parent. And today, I want to celebrate my fellow single parents. Single parents are … Continue reading

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“Room”

The doorknob hits my hip as I stand there, still groggy, toothbrush in hand. “Mommy, can you make room for me?” I scoot over, pulling my robe closer around my body as she walks in and hugs my waist. “Good morning … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday – Manchester

Chapter 1: Birthdays are the best! I can’t wait to see her reaction when she sees her gift! I never really thought about birthdays much until I had my own child, my wonderful little Lyla. But when I looked into those … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday- Love and Freedom

Her heart is pounding as she recognizes him. Death. He is here. And he will carry her and her love away into the dark tonight. She knows this. Her only hope lies in the idea that her beautiful Miriam will survive. Before they left, … Continue reading

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May 10 – Dear Mom,

We are all grown now, the eight babies you birthed. I am not sure how that feels. But I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know how much I appreciate you. I know we don’t get much time together, … Continue reading

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May 9 – The best/worst, worst/best days…

Prompt: Write about the worst or best day in your life. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of … Continue reading

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