Two nights ago, easy child came to me and apologized. He said that he is sorry for the way that he's been acting and that he knows he always takes his frustration out on me. I asked him why and he said, "cause you're always here. I know that sounds really bad, but it's the truth." He said he has been trying really hard to not let things get to him, to not take things out on everyone around him - Ashlee included - and some other stuff that I can't remember right now. It was very sincere. And even better because he has been doing those things, and so there was effort behind the apology. It makes the apology mean so much more.