parenting

Letting Them Drown

My fingers dug into the silty soil. Desperate, my eyes darted in every direction, hoping to see through the murky water. Out of air I resurfaced and dove again. It had only been minutes, surely there was time. My hand slid outward and I felt it. A leg. I gripped his calf and pulled him […]

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I Don’t Remember

As parents, it’s easy to beat ourselves up over what we are and are not doing for our children. As I think about my childhood, I don’t remember the little incidences. I just remember that my parents were there, they loved me and their presence and love never stopped. May we be a consistent, loving […]

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