Good Enough Mother Makes A U-Turn
One of the hallmarks of Good Enough Mothers everywhere is our ability to admit when we are wrong. And I was wrong. Maybe it was the raw emotion, maybe it was the recent rash of suicides among teenagers, whatever the case, I have done an about face on the recent story of the Florida father who stormed onto his daughter’s school bus to confront the kids who were bullying her.
When the video first surfaced of James Jones and his actions that morning, I was outraged. I thought he should have let the authorities handle it and I worried about the unintended victims, like the other kids on the bus.
But today, I saw Jones in a different light. I stopped my normal routine to watch him and I CRIED as he, his wife, Deborah and their daughter Chatari Jones detailed in heartbreaking detail on The Today show the bullying Chatari had to endure day in and day out…Read More