Lessons from a Morning Walk
My son, Kaveh, and I have been taking a walk before school. This is not so easy on a weekday, but it is a high priority. We might make it around a block or two in ten minutes, and I am never, ever sorry. Here is why.
On a recent morning walk, in the brisk fall air, we were…Continue
Posted on December 7, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment
After a summer in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest, my children and I returned to Houston, their father, and our little house in the middle of a tangle of freeways. We were happy to see friends and family but also dismayed by the heat, the…Continue
Posted on September 21, 2013 at 5:30pm
You are never too young to plant it forward.
The grackles are cawing from their perch on the telephone wire. Below, Simon, Cam and I are shuffling through the dirt looking for rocks. We pick up a brown clod and hit it with a stone. If it breaks, it is clay. If it does not--if the clod has an almost…Continue
Posted on September 11, 2013 at 5:30pm
(This post originally appeared on Wolfparents.com)
The boys and I always spend several weeks in Seattle each summer. Usually, the long days at my father’s place feel languid, but this particular summer has been a bit chaotic, with multiple friends passing through town and…
Posted on August 5, 2013 at 10:41am — 2 Comments