Trying to be perfect is hard. Jane has decided that she wants to learn how to play soccer. I have played and coached, so I am excited she is interested. I first gave her a lesson about the parts of the foot she should use and what parts of the foot are not great to use and why. That part went well. Then we went outside to kick the ball back and forth. It was fine at first, but as soon as she … [Read more...] about “But I want to be Perfect”: Learning about Perfectionism
Don't Waste Time Maurie had her first haircut. Her long black hair was down to the bottom of her rear. I loved to see her hair fall down her back, but it was really hard to keep untangled and was getting really damaged at the ends. I gave in and went to a cute children's hair salon. I knew I would need an expert to get her to sit still long enough to get a decent cut...picture sitting in a cool … [Read more...] about A Cut…to the Heart
This is what the good life looks like for Jane. Cody, Jane and Maurie did some backyard camping last night. I took myself out to dinner this last week. Being alone doesn't bother me, but Jane is teaching me that it is the friend sitting across from you that can make life better. Jane, in the last few days, has been teaching me about what happiness looks like. She … [Read more...] about Learning from a Social Butterfly and a Giveaway!