Quotes / Promotion to Parent

Bailey: Who died and put you in charge of this family, anyway?
Charlie: Mom and Dad.

For Maya, childhood ended years ago. As she sits with Willa on her lap, I think: Sister and sister. Mother and child.
Lochan Whitely, watching his sisters Maya (16) and Willa (5), Forbidden

The mention of her mother almost took her back, but she shook her head. There was no time. Kara was a practical girl now. She had to be. No more playing, no more crafts, no more classes... no more anything. She was a mother for all intents and purposes. A 13 year old homeless mother on a strange world with no food.