Turning Disappointment into Joy

“You need to list those skates for sale!” My inner guidance kept telling me for a few days. I stared at the the three pairs of black figure skates my son had outgrew. He had not been skating for over 6 months since he was diagnosed with Sever’s...

The Mystery of Time

“I really want a watch!” My nine year old son Dante said as he saw his younger brother played with a digital watch that was given to him as a birthday present. “Why do you need one?” I asked. “Isn’t it good to know the time?”...

A Cause for Sports Injuries

“Oh no! Look at Dante! He fell hard! He might have hit his head!” The parents in the viewing area exclaimed as we watched our children do their figure skating lessons. I saw that Dante had slipped on his heel and landed hard on his tailbone before laying...

You Need to Feel Sad Sometimes

“I didn’t want to get any cats because I don’t want to be all sad when they die one day.” I said as I was walking my eight year old son Dante to his dentist appointment today. “A little too late now since we already got cats!” Dante...