Don’t Step on the Ants

I published one of my favorite essays on Mamalode this week. It’s about the difficulty of teaching young children the value of life and the reality of death. I hope you check it out!

 It continues to weigh heavily on him. Weeks later, my husband pulls pajamas covered in dinosaur bones down over his head. I am changing his brother when he comes over and leans against my leg, turning his face up at me. “But when you die, who will be my family?”

Read the whole essay here


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