“Meat between my buns” I’m so done

Katarina, age 6:

x. mother is diagnosed with heart disease and barely has the energy to parent Kat

x. father is busy with work, and she doesn’t get to see him often, but she looks forward to every time he comes back home

x. thinks she has to grow up fast to take care of mommy

x. also thinks making friends is for kids, and she’s no kid!

x. gets into fights often

x. comes home to her babysitter most days

x. gets embarrassed and frustrated when someone is really nice to her