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22
Feb

You’re Not Listening

I can't hear. Listen up. Watch this. Pay attention RIGHT NOW! It’s hard to discern meaning in a cacophony of noise. Maybe it’s the imperative for…

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31
Jan

Of a Certain Age

Of a Certain Age Maturity is a moving target. I don’t remember when or where I heard these words, but clearly they were intended for me.…

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25
Nov

Use Your Words

Tell me what you need. The wee lad was having a spectacular meltdown and clearly testing the limits of a passenger’s fraying patience. Can’t she do…

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20
Jul

Sweet Dreams Darling

Wonderland is waiting. When my first little fella was three, we had a “serious” bedtime chat about sleeping. “Where do I go when I shut my…

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08
May

Do Nothing and Rest Afterwards

Are you kidding? When was the last time you came to a full stop - no screens, no nothing? The pure distilled silence of deep rest…

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28
Mar

Elbows Off the Table

Where should they go? Miss Manners was a stickler for appropriate dining room protocol. And while she’s got my vote on chewing with one’s mouth closed,…

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