Repost from September 13, 2014
This year it was important to me to make time to volunteer in my son’s first grade class. It’s only been a few weeks and already I’ve been reminded of these basic principles:
None of these ideas are earth shattering or complicated. They don’t have to be googled or researched or studied to master. But yet sometimes in our quest to “do it right” we overlook some of the first things we were ever taught. If it’s so easy that even a 6 year old could do it, why do we insist on making it so difficult?
I started writing this blog because I wanted to have deeper conversations beyond "How are you?", "Busy", with other parents. Over the years I've shared personal stories, articles, authors and topics to facilitate conversations with parents about the joys and the challenges of parenting.