Whenever our grandmother would visit from New Jersey my cousin and I were excited! Why? Because she always brought us presents! When she would arrive, in our childhood innocence we would say: “Hi, Grandmother! What did you bring us? After several visits she cured us of this forever. How? By showing us a cartoon that…

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Best Present Ever!

Baby in box

It was our twin boys’ first Christmas. They were 9 months old. We were at the grandparents; it was Christmas morning, time to open their presents. Cameras were clicking; tissue paper flew in great abandon; boxes big and small were open; enough toys and games for twenty children emerged. Then when everything was displayed, our…

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