As she hangs up and walks on, she watches Adam, who is now wrestling Decius for a large branch. She feels a huge wave of affection for him. So, it has taken a twelve-year-old boy to remind her that we should just keep talking to our children.
For our first book of the year I recommend The Keeper of Stories by Sally Page. It is a beautiful book about friendship, misplaced guilt and relationships. Its warmth, compassion, humour, and pathos make for an excellent start to the new year. Here is the worksheet .