conjure images

before they had kids, if asked to conjure images of parenthood they would have said things like “reading in bed,” and “giving a bath,” and “running while holding the seat of a bicycle.” // parenthood contains such moments of warmth and intimacy, but isn’t them. it’s cleaning up. the great bulk of family life involves […]

More

true mirrors.

some of us are surrounded by destructive people who tell us: we’re worthless when we’re endlessly valuable, that we’re stupid when we’re smart, that we’re failing even when we succeed. but the opposite of people who drag you down isn’t people who build you up and butter you up. it’s equals who are generous but […]

More