There’s a certain shade of red that reminds me of my mother. It reminds me of being sick and snuggling in her big warm bed and watching everything and nothing on daytime cable TV and hearing the clink of saltines as she puts them on a plate downstairs and knowing that there will be Campbell’s chicken noodle soup later.
Emily P.G. Erickson is a freelance writer specializing in mental health and parenting. She has written for popular digital publications, including Everyday Health, Health, The New York Times, Parents, Romper, WIRED, and more. Emily is a professional member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ). Previously, Emily researched PTSD for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and earned a master's in psychology. You can find the latest from Emily at www.emilypgerickson.com.
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