The list contained everything we believed or hoped our children would know, be, or have the confidence to do by the time they graduated from high school. As a parent, it is overwhelming,
They say you should try walking in someone else's shoes. This is especially the case when it comes to compassion and sympathy. There are so many people that I have never walked in their shoes, including my children.
"That was a bad decision." I have said those words far too often in my life. As a boy, I said it after thinking I could be the one to dive closest to the wall of the pool, only to... Continue Reading →
There was water everywhere! All over the floor, the walls, even the ceiling had some droplets hanging tight on it. I knew where the water had come from, where it would eventually end up at, and why it was important... Continue Reading →
She was crying uncontrollably and I did not know what to do. Should I hug her in an attempt to comfort her? Would it be better to take her around the corner and then begin a conversation about what is... Continue Reading →
There is always one. All the other children were listening just fine. They had taken their seats on the floor and were ready for the upcoming lesson. It was that time of the children's program for the kids to settle... Continue Reading →