• Resiliency – good old fashioned grit

    Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how kids gain self confidence and resilience.  Today, when my kids balked at walking home from school, I started thinking again about empowerment and the value of “grit”.  Like most parents,

  • Daddy and Me June events

    Our last Daddy and Me events before the summer break are fast approaching.  The visit to Heartbreak Acres is always a big hit.

    To download or print this poster,  please click Daddy and Me June 2013
    Please remember that Daddy and Me is a dads and male caregivers only monthly event. 

  • What is play?

    On Saturday, at my weekly yoga class, I found myself bent in half attempting to balance on my elbows with my legs splayed out.  I was frustrated but exhilarated, exhausted but persistent.  It was not pretty and I felt very self conscious.  The instructor said,