How to Go From Hero to Zero

I was riding an emotional high after the flip-flop incident. I was the Hero. My self-esteem had moved up a few points, my chest was a smudge puffed up. I'm not going to lie, I probably would have patted myself on the back a few times if I could have reached it. Having my daughter … Continue reading How to Go From Hero to Zero

Half-Truths, White Lies and All That’s In Between

The Tortoise had her phone taken away a few weeks ago for being disrespectful.  At the same time I put it away, she received a text. I really wasn't trying to be sneaky, just curious. Maybe it was an important text for school. (Or maybe I just felt like I had the right to look … Continue reading Half-Truths, White Lies and All That’s In Between