Life

“Might I have a bit of earth?”

Thus begins the fate of the garden behind the wall, locked up and forgotten by the current generation. A shroud of nervous tension, almost fear, hangs on the place. Here a lonely girl finds solitude, purpose, and new life. I might be very different from introverted and pinched-faced Mary Lennox, and yet I have always… Read More “Might I have a bit of earth?”

Parenting

The Understanding Parent

“You have them from day one; you can teach them and train them to be what you want them to be.” “I’m sure if you just love them they will always want to do what you ask.” “I wouldn’t ever tolerate THAT attitude in my kids!” “Why don’t you just give them what they need?… Read More The Understanding Parent