Giving Them Permission to Throw the Second Punch

This entire election season made me acutely aware of unjust and bullying behaviors by others. Though I have always been willing to stand up for myself and others around me, I find that today I am more inclined to meet aggressors head on. So when someone is picking on my kiddo all rules go out … Continue reading Giving Them Permission to Throw the Second Punch

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The “Good Man,” The “Bad Man,” and Daddy’s New Boss

Tomorrow is Inauguration Day 2017. I wrote the passage below two nights post Election Day 2016 but it was never felt like the right time to post. Tonight though, it feels as if the world around me is bracing for impact. Even though we are all a bit more cynical than we were in November as we have had time … Continue reading The “Good Man,” The “Bad Man,” and Daddy’s New Boss