The Fight

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Jennifer Knickerbocker
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Jennifer Knickerbocker
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I wasn't expecting to hear about a fight.

Yes, I have four sons who tangle on the floor every once in a while. They roll around and then get up and walk away like nothing ever happened. They ask each other, "you ok?"
"Ya! I'm fine." the hurt one will say with an easy grin and a carefully constructed giggle."That doesn't hurt ME."

Oh tough guys. Soft, lovable, tender-tough.

I am your mommy, so I know the truth.

Number one son came home from school with a playground "fight" story in his back pocket. He had a subtle confidence about him. He looked older than 8 for a split second...