Little House on the Prairie: Choose to Be Happy!
The choice is yours!
But diverting the conversation when it inevitably turned to my real family proved almost impossible. I didn't want to share that my flesh and blood family had exploded and disintegrated in spectacular fashion, that behind the scenes my magical childhood was fueled by the Hollywood version of a Tiger Mom, a stage mother, whose cruelty and wild ambition ultimately destroyed my sister. Rather than explain, I preferred to avoid the whole topic.