To My Daughters on Their 13th Birthday

Dear Zoe and Talia, For weeks now, ladies, you’ve been reminding me–each day–that your 13th birthday is approaching. And as I said in my last post, I’ve replied–each day–“I’m not ready.” At the time, I meant that I hadn’t done any birthday shopping and I didn’t know what sorts of cakes I’d be making. I’ve … Read More