Human Parts
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Human Parts

How to Make a Mother

The test of a good mother is never how they react to the status quo but always how they cope in a crisis

Me and my mother, sometime in the early ’80s

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When your child is still very small, teach them how to knit, how to draw a bath, how to bake a pie, how to make a bed, and how to serve tea. When they grow up, if they are unwell in any…

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The Unlikeables

The Unlikeables

Carly Kimmel is a writer, director, and producer living in Los Angeles with her husband, Jonathan, and their two kids.