Blog: Cackles from the Crone’s Nest

The Good Enough Mother – Wounding, Sewing, and Scarring – By Kimball C. Pier

It is Sunday and I am talking on the phone with a woman who suffers from what I call the “Not a Good Enough Mother” dis-ease. She questions, labors and moans over her imagined inadequacies. Her teenage son is like a wild horse. Perhaps some memories linger at a cellular level of a war his … Continue reading The Good Enough Mother – Wounding, Sewing, and Scarring – By Kimball C. Pier

Bones and Whispers ~ An Essay on Invisible Girls – By Kimball C. Pier

Wounding Words Her mother eyed her up and down when she was eleven, her breasts tiny little buds and her body preparing itself to transition by adding an extra layer of flesh to protect her through her passage into womanhood… "I hope you don't develop a big ass like your father's mother, " pointing out … Continue reading Bones and Whispers ~ An Essay on Invisible Girls – By Kimball C. Pier