Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Same Team

Sometimes I forget that we are all on the same team. I send the people I love out into the world, worrying, fretting, assuming they’ll be stomped on, pushed aside, teased, tortured.  I send myself out into that same world, … Continue reading

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In front of you

Did you see the people in front of you today?  Really see them? Tonight, following an afternoon of watching Doc McStuffins and playing pick-up football, after emptying backpacks of worksheets and lunchboxes of uneaten teddy grahams, after a dinner of … Continue reading

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On decisions & perfection

Sometimes, I just don’t know what to do.  Daily, I’m presented with decisions—decisions that confound me.  Should I let Ellie “cry it out” as she screams, or should I comfort her?  Should I correct Sophie every time she says “baby” … Continue reading

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