Tag Archives: Caroline Michaels

#84 – Stages of youth

“No. For the last time, she can’t come to school with us,” I say to Jack, as I lock the front door behind us and start to hustle the three children into the car. “We’re already late. You want to … Continue reading

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#66 – The ladies in red

Libby: “You might want to visit the restroom,” I whisper to Melissa. “You’re losing your dress.” I’m not a spiteful person — really, I’m not — but it’s very satisfying to have Oliver looking at me as if I’m a … Continue reading

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#63 – A word from Melissa

Melissa: Life has a way of sorting itself out. It doesn’t matter what happens, or what kind of bad shit goes down, it’ll all work out in the end. If it’s not worked out, it’s not the end, and the … Continue reading

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#47 – Showered with affection

Maggie opens her front door, and I hand her a screwdriver set. “Oliver said you needed this urgently,” I say. “He says there should be one in there that fits, but let him know if there isn’t.” I try not … Continue reading

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#41- Pick & Mix at the Baby Shop

“This is the closest I’ll ever get to shopping for a grandchild, and I’m going to make the most of it.” Maggie manoeuvres our shopping trolley into an aisle stacked with Pampers. “You use the disposable type, I suppose? Everyone … Continue reading

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#39 – Sugar and spice, and all things lice

“Yes, you are going to school this afternoon, sweetheart. And you’re staying to lunch first, but remember – it’s not like proper school today. It’s a just a Valentine’s party. You like parties, don’t you?” Jack fixes me with a suspicious stare. … Continue reading

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#38 -The battle of the tigers

Two weeks with Jack at home all the time, and I’m climbing the walls. I’d got used to three hours of freedom a couple of times a week while he was at nursery, and this makes me even more apprehensive … Continue reading

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#35 – A big piranha in a small pond

Even a week after the ultrasound, I can hardly take it in. Twins?   Me? I phone Mum to tell her about it, of course, and regret it immediately. She means to be helpful and encouraging, but it never works out … Continue reading

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#17 – Out of the frying pan and into the coffee pot

Oliver sent me an email from work. “Lee said his wife could show you the ropes round here. Her name’s Charlie – why don’t you give yourself a break from the unpacking and give her a ring ?” Lee works … Continue reading

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