Paper Cuts That Don’t Heal

I am not afraid of inflicting great emotional injuries on my daughter. I don’t call her names, compare her to so and so, or tell her she’s ruined my life. I don’t send her to bed without dinner, or banish her to her to her room for hours behind a locked door. I don’t threaten [ Read More ]

A Case of the “Last Week’s”…

I haven’t written about Owen’s fourth birthday yet.  Every year I have written a birthday post, and yet this year it has been more difficult than in the past.  I wasn’t quite sure why until this morning. It was two days ago, on Wednesday, which was a snow day for us here.  I walked into [ Read More ]