never stops teaching.
Journaling for awareness. Growing for life.
I have watched the kids walk into one new experience after the other. (A piano lesson, an art class, little league.) They are thrown into a group of children they don’t know, with no idea if they’ll be able to do what they’re asked to do. They may feel out of their comfort zone, yet they still find a way to go for it. Most of the time. This summer I pushed Keegan (four and a half years old) slightly out of that comfort zone. I asked him to practice writing with me daily to prepare him for transitional kindergarten.
“I don’t want to,” he told me.
“School work can be fun,” I promised, “and it is an important part of growing …