By Carol Ratchenski
Published: July 2, 2013.
Christina and her little brother Davey tiptoe around their troubled, charming mother, while they carve themselves a history, an identity, finally a future. Kids are great observers of information; they are also terrible interpreters. Over six years and many broken hearts, Christina writes her mother’s story, reminding us that even drunk, narcissistic mothers have magic to teach their children.