parenting

Gym Built for Kids

It’s not a school.  It’s centered on one dynamic personality, but it’s not theater. Some parents silently pray, yet it’s not a church.  On some level, healing even takes place, although no one here claims to cure anything. Chances are, most people don’t even notice the modest storefront business in the Farragut, Tennessee strip mall.  […]

10 Ways to Play with a Cardboard Box

Hungry for my attention, my daughter showed up in the kitchen with the box that we’d recently opened when her new tights arrived. “This is my boat!”  she declared.  Push me!  Two crayons were her oars, where she’d punched two little holes in the flaps.  So my resourceful little boat captain encouraged me to push […]