the domestic tales of four sisters

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Dear Daughter

Dear Daughter, Tonight I held you on my lap and chuckled at your bruised knees. I think today you fell a total of five times. Each time you stood again and went about your business as if nothing ever happened. Your clumsiness you get from […]

To My Future Daughter-in-Law

To My Future Daughter-in-Law

Dear Future Daughter-in-Law, As I write this letter your future husband is all sprawled out on the couch watching his older sister torment the dogs. It is so strange to refer to him as “your husband” considering he is so small and still so innocent. […]