• When Mothers Can't Come Home

    11 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    We could hear the excited chatter as their steps grew closer.
    The children, ranging in ages from infant to elementary school, dressed in their best-little girls with purple and white dresses and bows in their hair, little boys in sweaters and vests, grew antsy as we waited for the door to open.
    They jumped up and down excitedly, playing with each other in that large room with the 1970's era plastic folding chairs, beat up old tables, and faded orange walls.
    Their moms were coming down the hall.
    When the door opened an explosion of laughter, kisses, and exclamations of “you look so big” and...
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