The Narrow Path

There’s a look. We know it well. It’s one of anguish, fear, concern, and pain that is just short of physical. It is the unwelcome face of anxiety. It is accompanied by both physical (a stiffened body) and behavioral (defiant, bordering on manic, activity and trouble sleeping) markers. We’ve seen this look too much recently […]

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To Protect, or Stand Down?

A few weeks back, Ryan came to us with an idea for a school storytelling assignment. He was really excited about his idea. His parents? Not so much. We tried everything we could think of to persuade him in a different direction. He was insistent. He was stubborn. We tried enlisting his aide, over email, […]

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