One morning, when the kids were 5 and 7, and I was standing at the chopping block cutting crusts off sandwiches, I heard our son say to his little sister, “Do you know the ‘D’ word?” He and our daughter slurped cereal at the kitchen table a few feet behind me. I paused imperceptibly, remained … Continue reading Do you know the “F” word?
We watched a movie last night that had our third grade son nearly crying with laughter. Our first grade daughter giggled throughout, and it even made my husband and me laugh out loud a few times. It was The Sandlot, a film about nine fifth grade boys in the early 1960s, and their summer playing … Continue reading Insulted