Human Parts
Published in

Human Parts

This Is Us

I Raised My Child in a Shopping Mall

Isabel in 2019, only steps away from our condo, in the mall.

I raised my child in a shopping mall.

Not the kind of my youth: An enclosed, 1980’s dark-floored cave with a Spencer’s and The Limited, Orange Julius and Chick-Fil-A; a constant fountain whooooooshing in the background.

No, this shopping mall is a modern, outdoor arrangement with a small fountain in which people throw pennies along…

--

--

--

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

Recommended from Medium

THE STORM OF ADOLESCENCE

Your Child: Getting Desired Behaviors!

Do skinny boys have a hard time in school?

What to Expect AFTER You’re Expecting

Basic Tips In Choosing A BabyMattress. https://t.co/KmlINB23e0

Parenting path to Handle first cavity of kid teeth

The Truth About Your Post Baby Body

A mother is born.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Meredith Cummings

Meredith Cummings

Multimedia journalist, Senior Journalism Instructor, social media manager, nonprofit director.

More from Medium

I Was Born a Baby Boomer But What Am I Now?

A young woman’s hand next to an older woman’s hand, black and white. A Grain of Infinity.

It’s Not The Size Of Your Sabbatical

Why I Don’t Kill Insects

If It’s Hard For You, It’s Probably Hard For Most Other People