I was a lazy and spoiled 10 year old. I could do things for myself but I would wait until my mom did them for me. Sometimes I had to whine. Sometimes I had to look forlorn and put upon and sometimes she just did them without my machinations. I woke up unusually early on that morning in January 1971. It was a Sunday so the cartoon selection, especially at that time in the morning wasn’t spectacular. Three channels and PBS was my world and the tv needed a person to change the c
One of my favorite videos on the Tweetheart page is Fiona Flicker coming to talk to Dee Dee the Chickadee about fear. I included the story because I remember as a ten year old, my brother's death filled me with tremendous fear. I remember wondering, "Will I die too?" While I knew about death, I had never experienced it. It was abstract, kind of like, the moon. I knew it was there, in the night sky, but I could not imagine anything about it. Mike died from phlebitis and fr
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