Happy New Year!

I haven’t written anything in this new year mostly because — at some point in 2017 — my life became insanely busy. Pink Cup Sister, who has a learning disability and a social anxiety disorder, now has the symptoms of a severe tic disorder. This disorder includes vocal, phonic, and motor tics, the latter ofContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

Dramatic elements

Only one of my children, technically, is a tween, but there is no shortage of drama where eight-year-old Frances is concerned, either. Interestingly, her drama involves language with which, if someone else had spoken or if she had been reading, she would have had great difficulty. But it’s her figurative language, and that makes all theContinue reading “Dramatic elements”