Tag Archives: Performance

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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Chain Reaction

Stop temper tantrums and get Charlie to eat by training him. Help your girl’s screaming, and your boy’s hitting by fixing the cause. “My child breaks toys on purpose; my daughter is catty.” Correct the world view. How to help … Continue reading

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Mother Be True

The world over, children honor mothers. For many, mama loved eternally. She was constant, nurturing, spending unknown reserves, nursing baby while starving. She gave life; she resolved to preserve it at all costs. Some praise mom for the idea she … Continue reading

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