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Babies, Prose, Parenthood

Chocolate pacification

by Craig Mod

Mitaka — A year ago it was grapes. Now it’s chocolate. Or whatever we happen to have. RAH RAH! he screams and dances and smiles and laughs. He ate two pieces of dark Peruvian chocolate and a sugar cube. He will never sleep again. He runs like a drunken monkey. He is dressed in a snow suit. He falls. He does not care. A dog jumps at him. He does not care. He runs into some old people, through old people, a...

Babies, Holy Places, Parenthood

Babies and grapes.

by Craig Mod

London — When we purchased the bag of grapes early in the morning at Borough Market — one of the oldest in London — I had no idea just how useful they’d turn out to be. We hung them on the back of the strolle...

Becoming a Dad, Babies, Miracle


by Martin Bavio

Córdoba — My daughter, age 30 minutes, was already doing a Pearl Jam tribute. How awesome is that?

Goats, Babies, farming

Christmas Morning to a Jewish Goat Farmer

by Mira Rosenkotz

Bainbridge island — Growing up Jewish, my sister and I had no idea the excitement or anticipation kids get on Christmas morning. Sometimes my friends would tell me they wished I could experience it, that they felt bad be...

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