The Schoolgirl in all of Us

I just want to belong. That’s really what we’ve wanted since elementary school, right? We want to know that someone is waiting for us when we get to the lunchroom – that there is a seat for us and someone is excited to see us when we walk through the door. Despite all of the maturing I thought I had done over the years, I discovered this week that I still have that elementary school girl in me who just wants to belong; two experiences showed me this. I was attending a parent event at my kids’ school. When I