Let’s remember the immense pressure they are under. Let’s be their biggest cheerleaders. Let’s see their passion and enthusiasm and global awareness and heart for social justice. Let’s hold them to a high standard and tell them in every way that we believe in them.
Author Archive | Heather
With careful consideration, my husband and I worked with the other parents to craft a prom weekend on a budget we set that afforded our kids a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We caved in some areas and drew firm lines in others. But the in the end, we did it our way and have no regrets.
While it’s not something particularly pleasant to consider, I firmly believe that we have an obligation as parents to teach our children how to mourn as surely as we teach them to ride a bike.
Real hospitality throws open not just its front door but also its heart and says you belong right here because your company brings me delight and pleasure. It’s not being tolerated or putting on a happy face or behaving a certain way. It’s not a carefully chosen menu with perfectly folded napkins.
For every one of the lives that these stories represent, we are tasked with teaching our children the importance of Veteran’s Day. It’s not just a reason to hold a sale or enjoy a day off.