parlez-vous francais?

Unless we move to Quebec or France, I don’t expect my children will learn French fluently. When we lived briefly in Kenya, we came prepared with a travel language book on Swahili; but even the locals didn’t speak as the book suggested. I sat with the housekeeper at the end of her workday and had…

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meditative affirmations for parenting

I might have thought it was hokey not too long ago. But I’ve come to accept that what I think is what I do. So on that thought, I share a meditation podcast through mythoughtcoach.com that encourages me to think like the kind of parent I want to be: “I’m a patient and loving parent. I…

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