I’ve been following Mimi for 1 1/2 years now, and this post really got to me. I feel her feelings and commiserate. Hearing about children being harmed or dying, is too emotional for most people. Mimi’s description of her feelings regarding the topic is spot on. Thanks, Mimi, for this post.
In loving memory of children-whatever age they are
Ever since I gave birth nearly seven years ago my appetite for the local news diminished. It may seem like a weird association but let me explain. Before seven years ago, I could not get enough of the news. Any news channel. I loved CNN, MSNBC, local news channels. Watching live news coverage helped me feel connected to an outside world. I felt in the know and in the now.
Then I gave birth to this little boy who came onto the world with his eyes wide open and filled with curiosity. His first few seconds in this world I watched his eyes taking in everything. I had never seen anything like it. The image is still seared into my brain. I can run it over and over and never tire of it. He is almost seven now and I still watch…
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