I was always a shy child, eager to please and never one for getting into trouble. I was a good girl, and I behaved myself because I never wanted to disappoint my parents. I did well in school. I was too shy to do otherwise. The worst thing I ever did was talk too much. …

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I’m home again after spending another two hours at the vet this morning. I was tube-fed Thursday evening at the vet, and on Friday and Saturday at home. I was also trying to eat on my own and choking because the tube was gagging me. On Sunday Mommy stopped the tube-feeding since I was eating …

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ZOE Zoe came out of her apartment, zipping up her hoodie as she tried to locate her car keys in her large purse at the same time. She moved down the hallway to the stairs and quickly ran down to the lobby. She stopped to check their mailbox on the way through, and she squealed …

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ROBBIE Robbie was bored. He kicked his chubby little baby legs and watched the pom poms on his booties bounce. He gurgled and sighed with frustration and then kicked his feet again. He opened his mouth to cry, but then stopped quickly when he heard his mother and sister approaching from the other room. “But, …

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