Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Art Conundrum

It’s Saturday, 11am and the sun is shining a bright storm through the windows. We are having pancakes, raspberry ones. I am not sure if it’s the sweetness of the maple syrup, the warmth steamy flavor of the pancakes or the simple joy of any rush-less Saturday (yes, I know rush-less is not a word… Read More »

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The Other Side Of Meanness

“He’s sitting next to me on the sofa, mom. I don’t want him to. Tell him to get off.” “I can sit here if I want you.” “NO!” What usually happens next is predictable. Some kicks, punches, some name calling to spice it up and it’s all downhill from there. I used to be naïve… Read More »

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Gratefulness As Antidote For Exaggerated Entitlement

I think of it as an exaggerated sense of entitlement. It happens to the best of us. Our kids will simply behave like that occasionally. Like the whole world is there to serve them and cater to their needs. Like they deserve it. All of it and just because. It’s easy to feel rather incensed… Read More »

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