Do You Feel Contempt or Sympathy for Felicity Huffman?

Happier Day of Parenthood — Felicity Huffman, Bill Macy & daughters in March 2012

I’m sympathetic. As a parent I know that feeling of wanting to make everything turn out great for our kids. But I also learned very early on the value of teaching them how to handle disappointments.

For our oldest son, losing at a game was a catastrophe and obviously, we knew he wasn’t going to win every game he played. As the tears would flow down his face we would…

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Programmer by day. Author by night. As I put on running tights, I imagine I’m a superhero. Creator of Unemploymentville.com. More on me: https://bit.ly/3tITsb1

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Anne Emerick

Anne Emerick

Programmer by day. Author by night. As I put on running tights, I imagine I’m a superhero. Creator of Unemploymentville.com. More on me: https://bit.ly/3tITsb1

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