If you know me, you know I don’t believe in applying repressive gender roles to my daughter. She and I were shopping yesterday when I noticed two baby boomers staring at her. More specifically, they were staring at her ensemble. Read More
Sadie Roy Silver was born on June 23, 2009. She’s named after my Grandpa Roy.
Now, I know it’s out of fashion to brag about one’s kid but… she’s a badass. She wears nothing but jeans on bottom, short-sleeved superhero t-shirts on top, and her electric blue “soccer shoes” or her Toy Story Crocs on her feet. Read More
Everything I know about the power of resilience, I’ve learned from my kids.
Let me explain.
When my kids want something, they pursue it. Doggedly, persistently, enthusiastically. Whether it’s reading one more book, getting one more cookie, learning how to hit the ball with the bat or make a jump kick in karate without falling on their faces. They stick with it, keep trying, and more often than not face disappointment with a wink and a smile.
I see it all the time, but the past 2 days were filled with Read More