Questions to ask your mom

Questions for mom
This is Questions to ask your mom, a newsletter about how none of us know anything. About how we can find our way anyway. This is my attempt to know my mom. It’s questions I hope to ask her while I can. How well do you know your mother? <3
Created 08 Oct 2021
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  • Can I tell you about my dream?
    20 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    There are things in life that are easy, and there are things in life that are hard. At times they are the same. Some weigh on your hands, and some weigh on your neck. The other day, one of my classmat...
  • Do you know the story of your name?
    13 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    Here we are, five weeks in, and I have found that the hardest part of this for me is not the writing, not the balancing of school and life and existing (though this has certainly not been easy either,...
  • Things we are afraid of
    06 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Everyone is scared of something. Some hide it better than others. This week, fear moves faster than my fingers can type. Fear feels bigger than some 12 point font. Fear shoves letters aside and everyt...
  • My Mother and the Dishwasher
    30 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    It’s a familiar sound in my home. The cacophony of metal forks on metal spoons. The sound of mom’s slippers sliding across the floor. It means she’s moving. . . . My mother loves a perfectly stacked d...
  • Something about gardens and grandmas
    23 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Grandma’s whole life went from two continents to two iPads. One iPad is, if anything, obedient. Two is a balancing act between connected and addicted. Grandma doesn’t waste anything, though. Nothing g...
  • An introduction, of sorts
    15 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Hi, let’s get to know each other :) It has always felt odd to me — well, let’s begin honestly since we have just met here — I have only noticed it felt odd to me recently, as age sneaks up on both me ...
  • hi, mom. if you're reading this, I love you.
    08 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    This is Questions to ask your mom, a newsletter about how none of us know anything. About how we can find our way anyway. That sounds a little too conceptual. This is my attempt to know my mom. It’s t...
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