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.


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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