School is starting up again. If you could go back in time to elementary school with the current you in your little body, how would you do things differently? What might you notice that you hadn’t even seen? What might you savor now that was precious and too soon over? How might you speak out when you were afraid? Who might you befriend that you realize now was lonely?
How do these insights inform the choices you are making right now today?
As we prepare our little ones for school, we can take these insights into consideration. How can we help them to see more clearly? In this gripping letter to her eldest that urges him above all else to be brave and kind, Glennon Doyle Merton says all the right things.