Sunday, March 11, 2012


six weeks out
the boys don't mention their dad
they don't miss him
which strikes me as clinically significant.
I am worried about them
and their trauma
what they saw
what they went through
that day
that night
and now
their lives are changed, too
their sense of routine, security- shattered

We worked to establish a new routine right away
made them a bedroom
a playroom
enrolled them in school
attended church regularly
anything we can do to reconstruct some sense of normalcy
as quickly as possible

But why don't they talk?

I am in new parenting territory
how to help them navigate this?
I lean heavily on my clinical training
and psyche research
and try to pull them through this.

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