Spare Change


“How old are you mommy?” My four-year-old asks when I’m driving, answering my cellphone or otherwise concentrating on something besides her. It’s an attention getting question, but the truth is the number forty fascinates her. Now that she can count to thirty (excluding the numbers eleven, sixteen and twenty-one–who needs twenty-one anyway), FORTY is staggeringly high. I don’t have time to think about my age, not with a four-year-old around. Nor do… Read More