Sometimes Good Enough Mother has to shake her head at the irony.
This time it comes courtesy of Mel Gibson’s profane, racist rant at Oksana Grigorieva, the mother of his baby. But the truly head shaking part is that it comes at the same time that one of the great works of literature turns 50 years old.
We all remember the Pulitzer Prize winning To Kill A Mockingbird from English class. Written by Harper Lee, it addressed topics that this nation was struggling to come to grips with. It was nearly impossible to read the book and not be transformed by it as Lee’s classic shone a light so bright and piercing into our national psyche. It made us examine how we felt about race and class and made us think about how we treated people who were different from us.Read More