April 19, 2018

Up for Discussion: One Year Later

By LJ Staff

” Who made this mess, Mommy?” My two-year-old repeated this question over and
over as we pushed open the door to the apartment we were renting during our
one-year sojourn in Rome; apparently we’d been robbed. I struggled to figure out
what to say, what to think, what to do, but essentially I was at a loss. When my
fourth grader came home after school, his immediate reaction was: “Did they
leave anything that could hurt us? Will they come back?”