Posts for fear

Learning to Hold One’s Breath and Other Uncomfortable Things

General/Column August 19, 2019

The house temperature at 4am. Attempts to keep quiet after stepping hard on the blunt, plastic head of an LOL Surprise…

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Enough is Enough

General/Column September 29, 2017

She’s wearing that red sweater again, I think as my daughter sashays through the room in her favorite 35-year-old red…

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Pessimism Crossroads

General/Column August 15, 2016

It’s bedtime. I steer my daughter into the bathroom to brush her teeth. She is whining about how she didn’t…

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The Vulnerability Quotient

The 25th Hour April 7, 2016

When my daughter was five years old she was diagnosed with selective mutism. I immediately began researching the condition to…

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