No More Room


Mom saves everything from first scribble on a paper plate to first toenail clipping to first haircut to every paper from school, neatly stacked in color coded, systematic boxes.


“Mom, where’s the artwork I finally brought home yesterday? I spent 15 months working on it.”

“Sorry, Maggie, it went out with the trash 3 weeks ago. But I did take a photo of it.”

“I’m Jack, mom.”


Published by Lisa Cole

Lisa Cole is a freelance writer and social media specialist skilled in non-profit marketing and grass roots advertising. This mother of four weaves humor, emotion and depth into stories about parenthood and life in the American South.

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