Tag Archives: insecurity

Undercover Hero

A mother holds her delicate, new-born baby, and imagines him to be as helpless, through and through, as he appears outwardly. Tiny fingers balled into perpetual little fists, eyes a hazy blue, legs crossed as though ready for yoga, and … Continue reading

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Displays of Insecurity

Some are of the opinion that children with problems are the problem. I flatly disagree. If children were born equipped with the experience and resource of their parents, or if they bore their own parents, I might hold the child … Continue reading

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Utopia Here We Come

Children are commonly characterized as hyperactive, hyper-focused, distracted, and suffering from clinical conditions such as ADHD, and LD, meaning ‘learning disabilities.’ Additionally, they may be described as ‘aggressive with low verbal skills,’ or ‘suffering from social anxiety.’ A century and … Continue reading

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