A Birthday Post

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park

It’s my birthday today (well, technically yesterday), and it’s been a wonderful one.  I love birthdays – a chance to spend time with loved ones, reflect on the meaningful moments from the previous year, and dream about the year that lies ahead.  I feel particularly reflective lately as I adjust to living in a new state with a different daily routine: more time for writing, reading, teaching, and consulting, and a new schedule of caring only for my own young children.

This post is my birthday gift to myself – it’s not explicitly about parenting or educating young children, but rather, (more…)