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Category: Letters

A Letter: To the Woman Crying in Her Car

Hey Mama, As ever any morning and not excepting this one, my pilot was set to auto in the stop-go-stop-please-just-for-all-the-holy-go school traffic. Running two fingers around a twist of hair much the way my mind rounded the day’s tasks, my…

A Letter: To the Next Generation…on pornography

Hey you, I know when adults sit you down it’s all like one of three things you can’t stop thinking about: 1. I already know this stuff. 2. How is she still talking? 3. She has pepper in her teeth. But if you’ll give me just five…

To Ones Growing Up In a Social Media Culture

Hey Sweet Girl, I know you probably don’t remember me: just another mama hiding in the shade at the pool in a tankini with a bunch of kids running back and forth to my chair playing the Cheezit lotto in between their obnoxious cannonballs. You didn’t really…

A Letter: To the Ones Leaving Home

Hey, Do you remember the other morning on the way to school when you cracked my heart into a few more pieces? You were so quiet most of the drive and then out of nowhere you told me you felt like you didn’t have much time at home. I…

A Letter: To Ones We Have Lost and Miss

Hey Dad, This December marks four without you. Some days it feels like forty…other days it feels just like you left us yesterday. I guess sometimes these ‘anniversaries’ feel hard because it takes me right back to that time…Before. I never wallow around in the missing because that…

I’m Not Praying For You Today: a letter to my husband

Hey you, I know with all the changes we have going on lately, we’ve both been focused on our own discomfort. Conversations about who is carrying the heaviest burden leave us both frustrated. Marriage can be hard, can’t it? It’s a hard work to make a life…

A Letter To the Woman Dating My Husband

Hey girl, I know it’s late but there are some things on my heart I needed to say so that you don’t ever forget. These things are as important as life and serious as death. Do you remember a few weeks back when you were walking down the…