The boss wondered why one of his most valued employees was absent but had not phoned in sick. So he dialed the employee's home phone number and was greeted with a child's whisper. 'Hello?' 'Is your daddy home?' 'Yes, he's out in the garden,' whispered the small voice. 'May I talk with him?' The … [Read more...] about Why parents age faster than people without kids
Look at the possibilities you're missing. Set some time aside to think big. Bigger. There'll be time later for evaluating, categorizing, weighing the pros and cons etc. For now don't set any limits. Repeat. No limits. Sing to yourself. Move. Enjoy. Enough said. … [Read more...] about What we adults can learn from kids on how to stay positive & not set limits for ourselves
How did I get to the middle without realizing I was on the edge? How did I enter this quagmire of parenting a teen without realizing what I was headed towards? Did I miss the signs? Is it like the odd time I missed using a box of hand me down clothes because my kid had outgrown them by the time I … [Read more...] about The Jungle Called 'Teenagedom'