Recently one of my kids has started to ask me the same question every night before going to sleep: "Mommy? Can you tell me a story from before I was born?"
It’s made me realize that to this little person, my life is a story. Every decision I've made until this point is now part of a narrative. What I view as a bumbling series of random events, decisions and mundane happenings means so much more than that to this tiny being.
When I was a kid, I relished hearing my mom talk about growing up in an old steel town. I loved hearing about...Read More