Not enough spoons today. Not enough in the clamorous cafeteria of my contrasting brain. Not enough then. Not enough now. Not enough for my kids. Not enough for my mom. Not enough for her mom. When will there be enough? I was four when I hid in the small bathroom adjacent to the school cafeteria.… Continue reading Spoons
Modeling Healthy Balance by Modeling Healthy Behaviors
"I've learned how to be a cycle-breaker and how to become a positive parent. By doing so, I am modeling healthy balance by first modeling healthy behavior. We've all got to start somewhere."
I’m Not a (Fill-in-the-Blank); I’m Gifted
Real Life The dentist asks my seven-year-old son what grade he’s in. He stares at the wall behind her and lets out a deep sigh. Does she mean what grade level am I on, and if so, which subject? Should I say I’m homeschooled? Why does she want to know? Does she even know what… Continue reading I’m Not a (Fill-in-the-Blank); I’m Gifted
What Makes a Mother
Motherhood could be defined as the state of being a mother. But what makes a mother? Some would say that a mother is just a female human who bore children and motherhood is simply her classification. However, that is not an adequate description because it disregards the word’s remaining definitions; downplays the distinct differences between… Continue reading What Makes a Mother