October 16, 2011

Emliy Rapp Is Intense Parent, Writer

Even if my experience and religious beliefs give me a different kind of hope, Emily Rapp's insights into raising her terminally ill son are extraordinary, inspiring--and hard-won.

Our experiences have taught us how to parent for the here and now, for the sake of parenting, for the humanity implicit in the act itself, though this runs counter to traditional wisdom and advice.
Notes from a Dragon Mom [nytimes]
Wow, her 2006 book Poster Child: A Memoir sounds pretty amazing, too.

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What a moving article. I'm still shaken after reading this. God bless her and her child, and may He be her source of comfort and strength.

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