My mom lifted the lid to my old childhood sandbox, revealing a large, ugly toad, sitting right in the middle of it. My children looked on with fascination at the creature while my mom, my sister, and I screamed, jumping up and down to no end. My son, unfazed by our reaction, went to climb… Continue reading Anything You Say or Do
Katie’s dad was a tough man, never showing affection, never saying “I love you.” Katie tried hard to win his favor but to no avail. In middle school, she was given her first make up kit. Beyond excited, she dabbed a little here and a little there. She was now beautiful, she just knew it.… Continue reading Dads: the Unsung Heros
I cannot leave a room without the sound of your little feet following close behind. You are not requiring me to hold you, play with you, or even acknowledge your presence. You simply just want to be wherever I am. From room to room we travel as one, and if ever I try to sneak… Continue reading At What Moment Am I No Longer the Hero?