Posts Tagged ‘ teenager ’

Parents aren’t perfect

Settle dispute

Your parents aren’t always right. They are not flawless. They’re not always virtuous. They won’t always be there when you need them. They lie. They err. They fight. They sometimes set bad examples. They are unreasonable. They are demanding. They are needy. A lot of times they’re simply selfish. At all times — they’re...
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More in sickness than in health

Mom & Dad

As I lie in bed coughing, battling body ache, and trying to kill that monster playing ping-pong in my head with Advil, I think of mom and dad.Twenty years ago, I’d be smothered with care and affection. Soup, fruit, hot meals, sponge baths, loving fingers caressing my messy hair … needs met before I...
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