Keep cry rooms around, and save parents' sanity
Everyone can use a good cry now and then, especially children in church. Let’s make sure they have a place to let it out.
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On a scale of one to 10, my kid goes to 11. At age 4, he’s high energy, high intelligence, and often highly challenging. I love everything about my little wild man until Sunday morning comes and we’re at Mass and everyone’s staring at me like I brought an ape into the room.