RACHEL TOALSON

Author, poet, humorist, avid reader.

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RACHEL TOALSON

Author, poet, humorist, avid reader.

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To My Kids: How to Survive When Mama is Away

I don’t get many days off from children. Who am I kidding? The days-off count has been dialed to zero for the last several years. But every now and then, my responsibilities as an author call me away for a night or two. When I’m called away, I celebrate—I mean, I miss...

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The Purple Marker: an Examination of Holding On

The maroon Honda Pilot was ambling through the school zones, keeping to the speed limit while other cars zoomed around it, oblivious to flashing yellow lights, or perhaps simply in too much a hurry to heed. I followed the rule-keeper, because I’m a rule-keeper myself....

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8 Ridiculous Things About Which I No Longer Care

It’s taken me nine years of resistance, but I have officially passed into the territory of A Parent Who Doesn’t Care. I’m mostly talking about the way I look. Tell me, please, who in the world has time to care about the way she looks when one boy is flying off the...

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