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Weekend Update Volume 4: A little historical emotion- not hysterical emotion

Kelley Gilbert

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Weekend Update Volume 4: A little historical emotion- not hysterical emotion
Many of the skills I learned in childhood for survival became everyday parts of my existence. With the emotional came the practical. Alongside avoidance of hard conversations and people pleasing was sewing and making. We had one income, lived modestly and produced a great deal of our own food. I learned to make cheese and soothe chicken wounds. I started making things for my children that I couldn't afford to buy- like an expensive baby carrier.