New fiction by Toni Morrison: “With that skin, there was no point in being tough or sassy, even when you were right.” Toni Morrison explores the hard things she have to go through when she had a child. Sometimes you have to think about your actions before you act in life. According to the article :Sweetness" the author stated "Taught me a lesson I should have known all along. What you do to children matters. And they might never forget. As soon as she could, she left me all alone in that awful apartment. She got as far away from me as she could. If I sound irritable, ungrateful, part of it is because underneath is regret. All the little things I didn’t do or did wrong. I remember when she had her first period and how I reacted". This shows why you have to think about things before you act and also there was no pint being so sassy and mean .