Forgiveness

Its ok, Mama. I Forgive You.

by Monica

Grace: Age 3 1/2 The other day I was certain Grace was lying. She was walking funny and her pants were wet. I sternly asked if she’d peed. “No, it’s water. Mia and I were playing with the little people in the water.” I gave her the sideways “I don’t […]

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Fresh Out

by Monica

“NO!” Grace screams in defiance when I call her to clean up. “That’s another ticket.” I say. I hang her fifth ticket of the day for inappropriate behavior. “This is your fifth ticket. That means you have to spend the rest of the day in your room.” She explodes in […]

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Judas’ Kiss

by Monica

Tommy Nelson’s animated The Jesus Movie is one of Grace’s favorites. We’ve had it for a year and she will watch it almost every day. She gets excited when her favorite scenes come up and quotes the characters. I love it when she asks; “Mama, can I watch Jesus?” It’s […]

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White Trash Baby

by Monica

Age of Victim: 2.5 years Age of Accused at time of incident: 39 Time: 9:40 PM Location: Food Lion, Davidson, North Carolina At the time of the offense the accused was clothed in: khaki shorts, black top, flip-flops The victim was clothed in: …. A diaper The first set of […]

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Don’t push Caleb!

by Monica

“Don’t push Caleb!” Gracie said firmly to herself for about the one-thousandth time in the last week. “That’s right.” I chimed in. “Don’t push Caleb. We don’t push anyone. No Pushing!” “No pushing!” She repeated. “Don’t push Caleb!” Once every-other week Grace goes to Ms. Monica’s learning center where she […]

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