Thenewcomer

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Thenewcomer

Stories by Thenewcomer

My daughter, although very talkative, is not very forthcoming, and in fact one of the most traumatic experiences of her life was buried deep in her...
She doesn’t want fancy clothes or toys. She wants to do things. More and more, and more exciting things. The first words she learned...
The Princess was considering jobs before she even knew there was such a thing. Her earliest jobs were flight attendant, pediatrician, and nurse...
She screams with joy, breaks loose from me, and races toward “Mary-Kate” and “Ashley.” More screaming and hugging, as if they...
Listening to music has become an activity fraught with danger in the newcomer household. The Princess enjoys singing and dancing. The Golden Boy,...
Hell is getting a four-year-old and a seven-year-old ready to go out in Canadian winter. No, I’m not joking. Of all the things I hate doing,...
We are at dinner. The Princess and I are eating a wonderful orange-red cabbage-and-rice dish. Don’t clutch your stomachs and make gagging...