Tag: violence

How To Think About The Unthinkable

How To Think About The Unthinkable

Yesterday evening, I left work and hurried to the subway station. As my train rumbled close, I bolted up the stairs  in a frantic attempt to catch it. As per usual, I missed it by about thirty seconds. But even as I stood shivering on the windy […]

When The Sky Is Falling… How Do You Tell Your Kids?

When The Sky Is Falling… How Do You Tell Your Kids?

Our public library is now in regular and highly anticipated rotation. We take both kids, and we walk out of there with ridiculous piles of children’s books. I never noticed this before, but in reading aloud to my two trusting and sheltered preschoolers, I’ve realized that many classic tales […]