Do You See What I See?

We are driving to school the same way we do every weekday morning.  My kid is next to me in the front seat, his backpack at his feet.  We are less than a block away from the house and the warning signals start.  He begins to whine a bit, his face is tense, and his typical fidgeting has taken on an anxious vibe.  This kid is clearly having an issue about something.  And I have no idea why.

This happens every so often – he appears upset “for no reason.”  There usually is a reason, it’s just not so easily apparent. “What’s up, kiddo?  Did we forget something?  What’s bugging you?” Read More