Category Archives: Teenagers

Growing Up

I held his grown body as he cried. All ego disappeared. The sad little boy crawled out from inside  all the pain and fear. He held me with a tight fierce grip, letting tender feelings show. “I’m sorry Mom” was … Continue reading

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Stages

he doesn’t play on the playground anymore. he plays on the computer, in his bedroom behind a closed door. I check e-mail on my cell phone, standing in the kitchen, thinking – these days, it seems, we’re all hiding behind … Continue reading

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Fifteen Candles

We looked at pictures from last July today.  I think you’ve doubled in size.  Can it be that it was only a year ago when we sold your bike to the man who answered our add?  He met us in … Continue reading

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Perspective

“Why is he acting like that?” “Because he’s twelve.” “I didn’t act like that when I was twelve did I?” “Yes.” “Sorry Mom.” Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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