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A Mother’s Memories

One summer’s day

Photo by Lubomirkin on Unsplash

I remember one of those long, too hot summer days around 1985. We have been out playing in the garden all afternoon, getting hotter and slightly muddy too. I have two little boys whose bedtime is near, and I have put them both in a bath to cool down. Splashing is great fun, and they start off simply splashing each other. But too soon they have turned their attentions to me, a joint effort to soak me…

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Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Mindfulness teacher, poet, author of ‘The Well Mannered Penis’, ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ ‘Julia’ and others.

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