019. Trust is a practice

It feels easier to trust others than to trust ourselves. After all, if something goes wrong, we can shed any responsibility of the outcome and blame the other person. However, if we were to trust ourselves, we’d only have ourselves to blame. Is that the reason...

015. Be Marveled

My 3 year old was working on a 100 piece puzzle. I sat back and watched. For the first time, I didn’t get frustrated with his “mistakes” and I didn’t feel the urge to hand him the correct piece. Instead of butting in, I intently observed and...

Kindergarten Graduation in the Time of COVID

Yesterday, I was a mom to a kindergartener. Today, I am a mom to a first grader.  Just.like.that. No pomp. No circumstance. No big party with her classmates with treats and hugs from her teachers. No end-of-year clean up to bring the experience of filling the...

Bubble Time Lesson

Any mention of going outside or going to the park yields a single word exclamatory response from my one year old. “Bubbles!” Often it’s just a mention of the park and we are actually not going out. But she’s got a one track mind and her focus on bubbles...