The Value of a Meltdown, Part Five

For days after discontinuing Lewis’s cello lessons, I was so miserable that I could barely drag myself around the house, and Lewis was, too. We both missed his cello lessons, yet I just didn’t see how to resume them in a productive way.

The only good thing I could detect in my total giving-up was that it felt absolutely genuine. It was not a ploy to get Lewis to change his ways. I’d simply reached the end of all possible effort in his cello lessons and saw nowhere to go.

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About Rebecca Hein

Author of A Case Of Brilliance, her memoir of her discovery that her two children are profoundly gifted
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