Monday, February 20, 2012

People In Your Neighborhood: Essays

take a seat and read!

I was happily reading along with this young girl who is in France being an au pair to five French children, when I came across this bit about the 'groceries wouldn't be delivered until Monday'
Wha? I must have groceries delivered!

Monica writes her ass off in this beautiful essay about living in both wonderment and fear, inspired by thinking about the loss of her friend Katie's son Henry.

And in the wonderful call and response of the internets, Katie wrote this beautiful essay about how her fears for her children have changed deeply since she lost her beautiful boy. 

Kristen blogs about life with four kids- some of whom are adopted. In a gentle, helpful essay, she talks about if it's OK to ask someone if their children are adopted.
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