Lily, You dictated the following story to me this morning. I wrote it on slips of paper, then transcribed it to computer. Here it is.

Lily, It’s quiet and I think you’re finally asleep. You have dark circles under your eyes, yawn all day, yet refuse to sleep. You need sleep. Tonight, we read books, we both asked you kindly to please relax and stop pestering us, let us sleep, Daddy left the room to read in the living room… Continue reading

Lily, You’ve been having a very tough time lately. You get upset often. You act badly, yell. Today in school, you hit another child and yelled at others. I often feel like I fail you as a parent. You push and push and push and I tell you that you’re skating on thin ice and… Continue reading