Category: Everyday

Pick Your Pocket

Heading downtown—to the belly of the whale as I call it—is sure to lead to scintillating sights and curious encounters. Today a friend and I grabbed a taxi and traveled the stress-free way down into town. Arriving at the photo lab where we wanted to get prints made, a man seated in the waiting area informed us […]

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Flying (Part 1)

I gave up watching in-flight films roughly four and a half years ago.  We took Poppy on her first long haul flight when she was 18 months old.  We went to the UK for Christmas and I vowed never to fly with a toddler again.  Too bad we had to fly back to the US shortly […]

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Patients

Is a patient someone who is patient or someone who suffers? Being patient often feels like suffering, so perhaps it’s a bit of both. Children are uniquely positioned to instruct parents in the ways of patience. Parents must slow down, relax, refocus, refocusing expectations to those that will best benefit the child. Teaching a child […]

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