Chet of Arabia (The Atlantic Monthly – March 2010)

COVER_bigger_atlWhy do I travel to exotic destinations with my son?  In "Chet of Arabia," I discuss traveling to Jordan with my three-year-old son during my husband's deployment to nearby Iraq.

Excerpt:

We ENTER THE archeological park early in the morning, soon after it opens. As a solo
mother with a preschooler, I choose to take the horse-drawn carriage
through the Siq—the astonishing mountain-cut pathway to Petra

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