The One in Which My Son Attempts Origami Jujitsu and I Learn a Lesson

I spend a lot of time reminding my children to do things. Shut doors. Flush toilets. Turn socks the right way out before they go in the laundry. Brush teeth. Make good choices. Be kind. Kindness costs nothing, I say. To treat others with kindness, I say. Be kind, I say. And on an on.... Continue Reading →

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At Home on the Death Star

I think I might be a wee bit broken. A┬álife spent increasingly online has done something to me, something that no stream of Distractify quizzes or compilation of cute kittens is able to fix right now. It's like I got sucked up by a tractor beam into the wake of the Death Star. I've never... Continue Reading →

A Disturbance in the Force

Back in October, when glass ceilings seemed shatter-able and not steeled, I was a judge for a Halloween costume contest. There was the expected assortment of ghouls and zombies, mummies and small, adorable witches in black, pointed hats. What was lacking were multitudes of frilly princesses in confectionary gowns all a-sparkle. I admit, I was... Continue Reading →

Nine Expats You’ll Meet in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

When I heard┬áthe news that a scion of our school, the original impetus for Greta the Guru, was packing up and moving at the end of term, I was at a momentary loss. It felt like our community was losing it's wise, information-rich Yoda. Then I got to thinking (always a dangerous prospect): when it... Continue Reading →

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