Lessons for my daughters: On Seeing the Beauty Everywhere

Seeing the beauty everywhere. I took a peek at the title of this chapter after finishing the previous blog and, honestly, after the initial excitement, the pressure to research membership prices for Tate Modern and stop to observe nature on the nursery run took hold for a while. More importantly, we've seen a series of … Continue reading Lessons for my daughters: On Seeing the Beauty Everywhere

Lessons for my daughters: On Education

I knew it had to come sooner or later! Every topic to date has filled me with the warm fuzzies and I was beginning to think that my daughters might actually enjoy reading this blog when they're older. But alas, I must tackle a topic that's bound to read like an uninvited lecture. Teaching them … Continue reading Lessons for my daughters: On Education

Lessons for my daughters: On Kindness

“No matter the problem, kindness is always the right response.” – L.R. Knost. As a parent, one of my biggest fears is that my children are unkind to others, or that others are unkind to my children. The word "unkind" doesn't sound very drastic, does it? It can be. Their interactions with other people have … Continue reading Lessons for my daughters: On Kindness

Lessons for my daughters: On Love

I thoroughly enjoyed writing the previous post, "On Friendship", as it brought back so many happy memories and even prompted me to reconnect with one or two old friends... definitely an unexpected benefit of this process! It makes me smile to think that my daughters will have a record of some of these memories (also … Continue reading Lessons for my daughters: On Love