This One Thing Can Improve a Life

Or Tragically Hold It Back

I found my son staying up well past his bedtime, a book hidden under his covers. With a stern voice, I reminded him that it was a school night.

“Can I finish this chapter? Pleeeeease?” he begged.

I pretended to deliberate. “Well . . . okay. But turn your light out right after that.” I closed his door.

And did a silent jig right there in the hallway.

My excitement wasn’t from knowing that my son was enjoying an adventure between…



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Annette Lyon

Annette Lyon

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