The Confession Booth responses are in! This month's theme was I Meant to Say. I wrote something about depression and honesty, and included other folks' beautiful essays below.
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A couple of weeks ago, my kid Scout got sick. “I’m sorry you’re sick,” my mom said to her, but Scout wasn’t having any of it. “Oh,” she said, “I wish I was sick more often!” When my mom asked her why, she said: “For attention, of course!”
I can relate. In second grade, I probably missed a good third of the school year because of some malady or another.Read More