Category Archives: Raisin’ Kids

Face It and Fear Less

Who likes scary movies? I haven’t watched one in years. I absolutely hate to be afraid. The other day a preview came on TV for an upcoming horror flick. You know the kind—it includes a face mask and some ominously silent guy holding a knife over some girl’s head while sh screamed. Normally I’d turn… Read More…

Kids Should Be Seen and Not Heard

Kids should be seen and not heard. I usually only heard this when there was a get-together at our house. I didn’t understand what it meant then, but now I know it was something my parents said when they wanted to have an uninterrupted conversation. Because I was born sensitive and contemplative I questioned this… Read More…

A Child’s Humiliation

A Child’s Humiliation

I was young when I learned what it felt like to be humiliated for the first time. I was about five or six years old. My aunt and uncle were visiting with my parents that night. They were in the living room, chatting away on the couch and chairs while my cousins and I played… Read More…