Earth Day!!! My Son (The Empath)... and the Suckers

Son: Mom!! I know why I cry when a baby cries... I feel what it feels (He is almost twelve, and has yet in his life been able to sit in a room with a crying baby) Me: (Insert stunned silence here... Duh... followed by a flash of brilliance) If you know the feelings aren’t yours... Try to stop taking them so personally and see if you can help... Son: But what do I Do with the feelings? Me: Give them to the earth......more

Anatomy lesson: The Tragus

Since I'm not a big piercer, I had never been exposed to the word tragus. ...more