Laurel Van Maren

Laurel Van Maren writes from Fort Collins, Colorado.

Latest by Laurel Van Maren in Chronicles

  • December 1998

    Gingerbread Joshua

    I was baking gingerbread men. It was my three-year-old's idea, but his 13-year-old brother thought it would be a great thing to have on his own birthday the next day. I had to go out and buy the cookie-cutters because, at the age of 40 and as the mother of five sons, I am ashamed to say that I didn't own any.

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  • November 1994

    Long Over

    April will be long over when you read this, but what an amazingly fecund 30 days it was this year. April was "Child Abuse Prevention Month."

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