What began as peaceful protests in downtown Gainesville Saturday night, ended with the damage of several area businesses. The protestors were there to voice their outrage over the recent murder of George Floyd in Minnesota.
How do I talk to my children to explain about the evils of which they have not encountered? How do I? How do I teach my children better? How do I peel off the layers of generational hurt and anger? How do I help them understand the issues that I myself do not understand?
I never realize how *I* talk until I hear it coming out of the mouth of my kids. For instance, my daughter was looking outside and asked me what that bird was just on the other side of the “wind-ah.” The what? Oh, the WINDOW.
I knew I wasn’t doing a good job of it, but as her mom, I wanted to comfort her in a time of sadness. I wanted to explain it in a way that she could understand and feel peace. I wanted to find the right words to make her feel safe and reassured. I was an idiot.
Cocaine and firearms were just a few of the items found in Forsyth County’s most recent drug bust. A local resident, concerned about drug activity, originally called the tip in, leading to the arrest of three individuals in the southwest area of the county.