Posts tagged "childhood dreams"

When I grow up...

The question had been asked of me countless times. My parents, teachers, and even my friends seemed relentless in their quest to understand my deepest ambitions and translate them into a simple career goal. As hard as I tried, I just couldn’t answer their “what are you going to be?” question. I was 8. I dwelled on the matter.... Read more »

Male Bonding: A Four-Year-Old Bear

It is a unique experience, being the mother of a boy.  My heart leaps into my throat at least 10 times a day when my 4-year-old, Raymond, jumps off the back of the couch.   I know the names of every Thomas the Tank engine character and use Thomas lingo in everyday conversation.  I am well-versed... Read more »