The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

A MEMOIR

Motherhood Under Fire

What kind of mother did you have?

Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash

A girl and her younger brother are playing with matches in the living room. One of them drops a match on the carpet and singes the avocado green poly-nylon blend into a melted, blackened chunk. Mothers, given this scenario, behave in different ways depending on their style.

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