This is my Soul Sister, Erin, and her daughter my adopted niece. I love them and wish we were snuggling. And eating carrots.
My daughter’s anxiety level has been rising. I knew she needed a good snuggle time. It is one of the parts of chronic pain that annoys me, the lack of snuggling I can do. Last night I knew she needed it more than I needed less pain.
She came in to my room in the middle of a Law and Order SVU episode. This is not something I normally let her watch with me. This episode though dealt with some humanitarian issues. I had made a promise to myself recently. I needed to stop sheltering her quite so much from reality. I am not turning down NPR as often as I used to. My response now is not always , ” That is not something you need to worry about.” So we discussed women being forced into marriage. We discussed how other governments are not run like ours. They do…
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