staring child photoWhile none of us want this to be happening to our children, one of the most effective tools I have cultivated is to make the most of any contact I do have.  And one of those ways is to give my child all the reinforcement I can that they are OK, so the adversity can be harnessed to their benefit whenever possible.

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