the ugly writers

Head before Heart

Sometimes, the hardest part of being a parent is reminding kids that we love them but we don’t like what we see. Sometimes, our disappointment in them can be depressing. Like young adults, parents can go into depression from being misunderstood and mistook as for granted.
the ugly writers

Liar Liar

I never want to be known as a liar.  Not at 10 or at 43. For sure not at 43.  Because I have learned my lesson. I never want to see that look of disappointment on anyone's face.

Confessions of a Bad Mom

Today I felt like a total failure of a mom. I feel terrible for having to spank my son Bori a few times in front of our relatives, after knowing that he pinched the cheek of his 5-month old cousin,…