The past week has been a bit of an emotional roller coaster ride for Big. And me. He’s been trying to deal with the stress of school work and evolving friendships. I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to hold his hand, protect his heart, and come to terms with the fact that […]
For close to six years, Lenny and I did everything in our power to foster Big’s confidence. He was quiet, cautious and easily got lost in a crowd. When kindergarten started, we worried. Would he make friends? Would he speak up? Would he feel good about his place in the class? In the world? About […]
When I was in kindergarten, my mom’s friend told her that if I didn’t learn to speak up, I’d never make it in this world.