When I experienced it, I would coach myself, through clenched teeth, to move one finger, then the next, and the next, until I could unite my brain and my body.
If you have siblings take care of them and help them with their homework. It made me well with tears.
But it wasn't until I coupled the mentoring experience with research that it changed my approach to being a daughter. Their abandon was my relief.
They are your parents and out of all the people in the world they will be the first to forgive and help. I am, it seems, a late bloomer.
Beyond the Valley of the Gods, the rocks burn brown, and the sand is marked with brush, and the darkening sky seems to fill up on itself.
Hold her hand, those of you lucky enough to still have your mother around. Say the powerful words from time to time.