Posts tagged February 13 2008

When it’s time to go home he has to be peeled away in just the same fashion, hands full of crafts and artwork and new songs and stories. As I pull away, Ben snoring in the backseat, Liam finds me as he always does, forever perfect, forever unblemished by stink and tantrum. Don’t be stupid, says the voice. Ben will drive you nuts sometimes, and Liam would have too. How would you have coped? You would have been a snapping, snarling mama. Maybe even still, just with two.

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