• What I Want To Say To My Almost Grown Daughter

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    At dinner, I glance across the table at you as you take a bite of salad. Everything about this image strikes me-the size and shape of your fingers, the graceful way you spin the fork, the fact that you've willingly eaten salad without complaint for years.
    I immediately flash back seventeen years. Your tiny baby fingers wrap around a chubby plastic spoon, struggling to get pureed food into your mouth without smearing it all over your face. In some ways, it feels like yesterday. In some ways it feels like a lifetime ago.
    For you, it has been a lifetime. The entirety of your childhood, the...
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