The late Judith S. Wallerstein changed the way we perceived how divorce affected children when she began a study in 1971 of 131 children from 60 divorced families and followed those children for the next 25 years.
Jackson Local School students have been released to their families after a district-wide lockdown today.
We sat down as a family tonight.
We ate dinner.
I watched in what seemed like slow motion.
As I was standing in the shower this evening, winning numerous imaginary arguments, a thought passed through my mind.
Almost every year on New Year’s Eve when I was young, my cousins and I would spend the evening making homemade pizza or cookies with my grandma. She would sit us up on the counter and let us pour ingredients into the mixer bowl. I have many memories like this locked away in storage. Days, events, and times peak my thoughts to unlock those memories. Today, being one of them.
I am a huge advocate of silver linings, situations that arise are never by chance. Whether you believe in Jesus, the universe, karma or good vibes – we all have our own thoughts.