Why Kids Need Mental White Space

Jessica Smartt play

I am a former educator and children’s ministry director, a lover of books and projects and specially chosen classes. I certainly believe that our children’s minds should be stretched and their interests followed. However, I also believe that boredom is …

The Best Breath

Lisa Butler honestly

I watched as his little toes peeked over the concrete edge of the swimming lanes.  His instructor was in the pool, arms outstretched—her rhinestone baseball cap blinging in the summer sun.  “C’mon, Finn you can do it!” she encouraged.  I’m …