It’s bedtime, and Katy is pouring out her troubles to me as we lay snuggled together. She mentions the usual: the baby still gets too much attention, her brother always gets to stay up later, when can she have a playdate with Jennifer? But then she brings up something new. Something that bothers me as much as it bothers her. [Read more...]
This is a post I wrote over two years ago, which is featured in my new book by the same title. Hope you enjoy it!
I’m shoe shopping with Thomas; always a touch-and-go affair. Today is no different. He glumly surveys the offerings in the boys section.
“They’re all black, white or blue, Mom,” he laments, “and the only decorations are super-heroes”. He has long felt the unfairness of his limited options, especially compared to the choices available to his twin sisters. “The girls always get the fancy stuff,” [Read more...]