Free write FridayI could see Marcus’ eyes narrowing and the slight nods, like I do when I’m reading, and I asked him, “What are you thinking?”

He held up his left hand and said, “My brain is busy.”

Thus coining the phrase that all we Sikora’s come back to frequently, Busy Brain.

Usually on Fridays I Free-Write for 15 minutes and share that ramble with you.  I have been unsuccessful at holding a cohesive thought worth sharing today, so I thought I’d add to your busy brain and share

2014-08-15T11:37:01-05:00Categories: Grown Ups & Downs|Tags: , |0 Comments

Let him Think

“…there’s a look to them. Like in the same way there’s a look that those kids with Down syndrome have. It has something to do with their facial expressions. It’s difficult to describe without using the word vague, so I’m just going to deploy it here. It’s a vague expression...” I read this and honestly, it’s something I’ve been pondering. I admit, I nag the boy. I tell him, “Stay present.” “Stay with me.” “What are you thinking about?” I barrage him with questions when we are headed somewhere public or in public. I want him to look present.

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