When What’s Better Doesn’t Feel Better-A Study on the Phrase “It Is Better”

Once upon a time when my babies were small, kissing boo-boos satisfied them though the tears continued to leak from their eyes. I remember the day reality hit, and my five year old called me out on the whole “kiss-my-boo-boo-Mommy” tact. When I offered to kiss his owie, he promptly retorted, “That doesn’t work Mommy.” […]