Posts tagged "present"

The uncomfortable shift from school to summer

When I think summer I think lighter, more open, less structured – but with kids, the lack of structure can be initially brutal and anxiety provoking. I say initially because I have done this enough times now to know that we eventually find a flow, we get back into a routine; somehow we become comfortable... Read more »

The problem with no right answers and needing to be right

A long time ago I ate whatever food was in the store, did whatever my doctor told me to do, and watched television with no concern for my mental well being. Now I have to worry about what I’m eating – are the vegetables organic? And if they are organic, were they washed? And if... Read more »

Trusting our kids as they cross the street

Every day when I drop off my kids at school, I stop at a crosswalk and a guard assists kids across the street.  And most days, to my joy, I get to see a 4th grader named Max cross the street by himself. He high fives the crossing guard, and some days he even gives... Read more »
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