Day 13: A Child Can Make Progress and Still be Excluded

But how does that help me now?
Now that there is nowhere left to go?
Does no one understand that our children are capable of growing?
That they won’t always be the bad kid.

Normal Enough

Hopefully someday, she’ll be as confident as her mother. My goal is to give her the tools, not to chip away at her like a sculpture of some other kid I imagined she’d be.