For the time that my life has intertwined with theirs, I've been convincing them that they'll be all right without me.
You represent the best of me. You are my every-day reminder that I am beautiful, I am strong, I am smart.
But Lovey, she’s ten; it’s time to let her go. Everything she needs from you, she already has—except the will to leave you.
We keep peeking ahead like this, peering from the soft spot of childhood into the limbo between here and adolescence.
While the educational system has a responsibility to promote childhood wellness, we parents and guardians do as well.
I am overwhelmed with the luck that you were born to me. And I know that I don't tell you that enough.
“Someday I hope when I grow up I get glasses and braces.”
He was begging me to just show up and be truthful, even if it was terrifying.
I performed Gutless & Grateful for the first time in NYC in October 2012.
I do not want to edit out parts of his life story. This is his life and his story to tell.