Cover Photo: photo courtesy of the author
photo courtesy of the author

What Keeps Me Up at Night: How Do I Meet My Son’s Needs If I Can’t See Them?

This is where, for me, motherhood divided into ‘Before’ and ‘After.’

This is What Genes Can’t Tell Us, a monthly column by Taylor Harris on parenting, genetics, and the quest for answers to medical riddles.

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Lethargic. Racing heart. No food. Only water. No fever.

We can see you at 9:30.

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I am fine, my boy is fine, we are all fine.

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Taylor Harris is a writer living in Virginia. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, Narratively, The Toast, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Babble, NPR, and other publications.