Does anyone else torture their children!?

This is wonderful. It made me laugh and is great writing.

Oh, theforksonmyroad

I realize the title of this is awful. But, keep reading.

Yesterday, I was getting ready and my lil guy was in the room with me chatting my head off.

During our babble back and forth he had managed to entertain himself with a variety of objects, toys, attempts to take another bath and finally landed under some empty cloth baskets as a fort.

He was in and out of the fort going between the smaller and large of the two. Kind of like Goldilocks. Well, I had finished getting ready. He was chatting me up pretty good from the inside of his small fort.

I silently walk past him as he is now at the foot of the bed and I am hidden to the side of the bed kneeling on all fours in between the bed and the door of the room. He calls for me. I don’t…

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This is the story of what happened to me when anxiety took a grip. I lost my senses, I lost my job, and I lost me. I then turned to writing to find those things that had gone missing. How can you teach when you believe that education is a business that is failing in its primary remit of helping to create a better society? Indeed, how can you teach when you believe that you have nothing of value to pass on? The book/blog is the story of my recovery from the absolute darkness of the early days. It is an Odyssey through my life over the last twelve months and a retracing of my steps to discover how I found myself there. More than all of that, it is a re-evaluation and a rejoicing of all that which I call life. Happy reading and I hope it helps. There is madness, Everyday Madness, and not all of it comes from within.

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