Becoming a Mother in the New Era of America’s Migrant Camps

Motherhood and migrant-hood meld together into parenting and questions of privilege.. “Before I got pregnant, I had always thought that I would be the sort of mother who talks to her unborn child. But in practice, I found speaking aloud difficult.”The first time I really “felt like a mother”, whatever that means, I was about…

In You, I Make My Home

Some thoughts on colonialism, clasism, colorism and finally coming home. What does home mean in times of political instability, racism, and inequality? The hygge movement here in the US was gaining momentum around the time that I was home with my newborn son, scared that I would not create the home he needed. Hygge was…

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