Lying: The Developmental Truth

I stared at the toast lying on top of the trash in disbelief. I was ticked. My four year old told me he had eaten all of his toast and wanted something else to eat. I went into the dining room where he was eating his peaches. “I thought you told me you ate all your toast?” “I did.” “No, you threw it in the trash.” “No, I didn’t. I ate it all.” I took Read More …

The Advocate

I’ve been trying to impress upon my college students that details make all the difference. It’s the finest details that I couldn’t see that day: the tears on my 7-year-old son’s face. I had forgotten to wear my glasses.  I have pretty good vision, but the lines blur at distances.   I could see his brown sweatpants among all the black running in circles on the soccer field, but I couldn’t see his face.  My Read More …

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