fear of the unknown

I admire the determination of kids. It is incredibly remarkable. Without it, there would be no major childhood milestones. No steely focus to create a reliable method of transport to get to what is over “there” when you are over “here”. No umpteen falls to the floor only to get back up again and again […]

meeting it with love

The reality of parenting Pepper.  Last week was drama camp. Something we’ve been talking about for 4+ weeks and she has been eagerly anticipating. All the preparation was in place. So, Monday, the first day arrived. Giddiness. Excitement. Eager anticipation. She was bubbling with abundant energy. What should have been a short three hour respite […]