I Don't Like My Son Very Much Right Now

I’m going to be honest with you guys. I’m really tired of my son. The level of disrespect and general level of unhappiness is becoming so distressing that I’m barely functioning as his mother. I don’t want to be around him. I don’t want to do anything for him....more
I am the widowed mother of 4 children. When I was widowed my kids were 12 days, 20 months,4 ... more

And Yet She Runs

I went to pick up my daughter yesterday after track practice. She is a sophomore in high school and on the JV track team. I arrived early and was sitting in the car. As I was scanning the area looking for her, I spied a lone runner off in the distance. As the runner got closer I realized that it was my Emma. The other runners were far ahead of her. As she ran by me she gave a cheerful wave and said she would be done soon. As I watched her, it reminded me of how proud I am of her, of how her love of running is a mystery to me. ...more
@shadow31071 Thanks for our kind comments.  Emma is on the JV Cross Country team as well as the ... more