What does it really mean to accept others as they are? My son recently admitted to me that the people that have the very most exposure to him also get to see the worst of him. “Does that include me?” I asked. The answer was an emphatic, “YES, mostly you.” I did not receive that as an insult. It...
Monday, April 29, 2019
My daughter and I have a laughable habit of unintentionally dressing alike. It was her lot in life to have her mother also serving as her high school principal. She could have felt really embarrassed by the many days that the two of us met in the kitchen wearing similar outfits with no time to...
Monday, April 1, 2019
Modeling Being Human
The good news—and the bad news—is that we are the primary examples for our children. Instinctively though, we know that “monkey see, monkey do” applies to more than just the sweet moments of life. Our children also live in close proximity with our greatest stressors and our most critical conflicts.
Thursday, April 26, 2018