Life lessons that served me no good will serve them no good. It’s my duty, as their father, to see that.
Take a moment, think about your words, and then say what’s in your head. Or, even better, don’t.
You don’t know what’s missing because you don’t even realize a piece should be there.
There are so many pops and cracks, you’d think I was a walking pile of rap music record albums.
“Who has seen me today? Did I talk to people like this? What is wrong with my face? Am I freakin’ melting?!”
Some loved ones are gone because they’re in a better place now. Others are gone because I am.
Sure, there were times that I was wrong. It wasn’t every time, though.
OK. Great. Now I have to fight this guy and the ice cream is going to melt.
When I have an internal dialogue, I can be pretty brutal.
For a kid, those insults are worse than mean, they’re true.