Everything I learned from knitting… Cast on. Knit. Pick up a dropped stitch. Cast off. Repeat. These were the four steps of knitting my kind
Why you need to be there for them. I decided to write this article because as I see my own parents age, I increasingly feel
When you’re on the receiving end of kindness — it’s milk — a honeyed, palliative sap with all associations of mothering & the cosseted dark womb. But being kind
Dear Children, I know that this world must often seem confusing to you. It’s noisy, dirty and filled with adults scurrying about their busy lives
When most people think of skills required in parenting, being quick is often one of them. Quick to notice, quick to assume, quick to catch
I was travelling in Canada (I’m from England) and stopped to buy a drink at a little grocery store. An oldish looking guy followed me
I like having enough to eat, don’t you? And as an American growing up in the middle class I’ve never known hunger. Just the opposite.
The talk below by the late David Foster Wallace might just change the way you see the tiny, sometimes annoying, details of life. It covers
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One of my favorite things to do when I was a child was to line up dozens of dominoes in an interesting configuration, tip one
Saving Hearts From The Ceiling – Opening the doors to flight by Ron Clinton Smith Twenty years ago my brother and I were flying a
Kintsugi : Perfectionism, Mastery, Self-Compassion and Creativity by Tim TimmiA musing on creativity and the seeking of mastery and self-compassion through the embracing of beauty
My ‘Naked’ Truth by Robin Korth Naked, I stood at the closet doors with the lights on and made myself ready. I took a deep
‘dentiteoz’ wrote: “My 8 year old was asked to write a poem at school. Spelling and punctuation aside, I’m pretty “surtin” she gets life.” Absolutely.
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Ah, the sweet wisdom of a child… “The world is pretty and everyone should be quiet and enjoy it.” Makes a whole lot of sense
8 Lessons I Want to Teach My Daughter by Smita Malhotra, M.D. Pediatrician, Writer, Photographer, Dog Lover and Student of Life. These are eight lessons
45 Life Lessons by Regina Brett 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3.
‘CollectedDog614 ‘ wrote: “My great grandma just turned 97. She wanted me to print this out for her.” Timeless, beautiful wisdom! 🙂
Source: Vanessa Velez
Animated adaptation of a commencement speech given by George Saunders at Syracuse University, May 2013. Please share, thank you 🙂
When James K. Flanagan passed away on September 3, 2012, he left behind something absolutely amazing. Months before, he wrote a wise letter of advice
A beautiful, heartfelt lesson in love and patience… Content Submission: The WONDERFUL Lucy Taylor! Thank you Lucy! 🙂