There is power in the do's and the don'ts in this world. And it is imperative to know the difference.
You may only see calm rainbows in someone’s life, but remember a strong storm may be looming nearby.
But there are things I'll be thinking, things I wish I was brave enough to say out loud, to help them understand the package deal of their new student and said student's mother.
One thing I learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun. – Jane Goodall
And then I see kindness that steals my heart and reminds me that there is goodness in the world, just for the sake of goodness.
Maybe summer could be the one time when all of us send expectations packing and give each other a break.
Foster responsibility and compassion in our Fish Keepers program. Each week your child will build her hand-eye coordination skills as she scoops a beta fish out of its bowl.
I’m at that place: my youngest does not need me quite as much as he used to. Of course all my children “need” me, but not in that visceral and primal way anymore.
“I don’t want to go,” she says, barely above a whisper. “What if I come in last?” I feel the pit forming in my stomach, the same one I know she feels.
The whole world is a kid again, if only for a time. For an extra hour, maybe two, we revel in the lingering daylight, wrapping ourselves in the friendly dark that slowly puts the day to sleep. And in those hours, anything is possible.