On Monday, I wrote about re-finding the joy and beauty in right now.
Yesterday morning, I really saw how much time my kids are spending on-screen between classes and fun. I saw, too, how this is leading them to lose touch with the physical world. now; even when screen time ends, their minds often linger on their online adventures straight through to bedtime.
I wondered whether there were some little ways I could help keep them more grounded in the very physical now, and less lost in online spaces around the clock. I landed on a few simple ones.
First, I had them help me with a load of laundry. Astonishingly, they’d never participated in a whole cycle, beginning to end!
For me, though, the real magic was in the kitchen. Continue reading “no better place”