I know I've whined about platitudes a few times here before, specifically about pregnancy loss and prematurity because those are the things I know pretty well. I hadn't thought about it before, but heeded platitudes can sometimes be dangerous. A friend called me yesterday concerned about her 15-month-old son's speech delays, and she was getting increasingly frustrated with the people that were telling her not to worry and not to do anything.
I understood where she was coming from. See the rest of the story here at the mississippimoms.com Moms Squad blog.
4 weeks ago