Tag: raisiing kids

I’d Like to Report a Case of Parental Abuse

I need someone, ANYONE, to please send help my way. I’m the victim of parental abuse, and it’s not pretty. My son is MAKING me watch Avatar – not the movie, but the animated TV show about a bald kid with arrow on his head. Can you say “Excessively Cruel”? Now if I was a…

Escaping to a special place

In times of great stress (or boredom – think long meetings), I have a place I escape to mentally. Actually, I have about five such places. Four of those are just rooms I like. Relaxing places. Calming places. But one of my mental escapes is an event. It was February 2006. My then 12-year-old daughter, H,  and I…