Helping Our Boys Remember Their Words Build Up or Tear Down Others

“I hate your son.”  The words cut right through the sunshine, splashing, and laughter.  Today was to be our day at the pool celebrating my oldest son on his birthday.  This year there would not be a big bash, his request was a chill day swimming with friends, dinner with family later, along with s’mores and sparklers as we mark every year.   The kind of perfect June summer day we long for wrapped up in birthday goodness. And here we stood with words that seemed to hang above us. A change in the sweet summer air.  An accused younger...

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