Carla Ciccone

Carla Ciccone is a writer and mom from Toronto. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Cut, Catapult, and bon appétit.

Carla Ciccone

MOTHER FIGURES

A Kind Friend Showed Me That Nurturing Isn't Only For Mothers

I spent my 30's being mothered by generous women who were single like me.

A Superhero's Journey

Thor Made Me A Mom

The Marvel Cinematic Universe spiritually inducted me into motherhood

The Moms & Dads Are Horny

An Open Letter To My Missing Sex Drive

Will I have sex on Feb 14? Who’s to say. (No.). But I will have sex again.

Heresy

What We Need Is A Christmas Witch

I would never ask my daughter to totally give up Santa, but tell me: Why not both?

Attachment Theory

Parents Are Secretly Obsessed With Jellycat

The first time we spent the night together, I slept more soundly than I had in months.

Entertainment

Olivia Wilde Is Having A Hot Mom Summer & This Mom Approves

One fine day in 2012, Harry Styles winked at me.

Life

My Plans For A Second Baby Have Changed — Was It Me Or The Pandemic?

After 18 months of a pandemic, I feel fundamentally changed.