By Karla Sullivan
She was assisting her mother with the stairs in her home. While descending together, her Mom froze, cried out and frightfully stared at the last stair. Her mother was recovering from hip surgery and the daughter thought that it was physical pain that she was expressing. But it was not.
Signs of [...]
Sharing a glass of chocolate milk seemed harmless. Ruth (age 7) and Carolyn (age 6) handed the cup back and forth, being careful not to spill on their clean clothes. A teasing look twinkled in Carolyn’s eyes after she enjoyed her turn and she held onto the cup. She waited for Ruth’s reaction. “Carolyn, it’s [...]
My oldest daughter, Ruth (age 11) and I spent girl time together. We shopped and ate and talked. I wanted the same experience with my middle child, Carolyn (age 10). Getting Carolyn to open up and talk was tougher.
“So, Carolyn,” I began, “how is school?” ”Fine,” Carolyn said. We paused conversation and took a [...]
“THE SCHOOL OF RESPONSE/ABILITY” By Dr. Ed Hollenberg – Father of six and GRANDfather of 19
For many years I’ve had a love affair with words, especially words that are difficult to define. During my medical school days we developed the discipline of defining almost everything in the human body. Difficult? Yes, but not so [...]