Walking in the morning

Walking in the morning

I walked today. My habit, when weather and work permits, is to walk outside. Out the door at 6:00 AM. I walk on the sidewalk, winding like a ribbon through my neighborhood, and pass each neighbor’s house at a brisk pace. Watching out for cracks and uneven places...
Managing Time and the Power of Choice

Managing Time and the Power of Choice

When I was a young mother, I learned that if my son wanted attention, I could try to ignore him and spend the next hour with him talking, pulling on me, crying, and getting into things he shouldn’t, or I could give him my undivided attention for five or 10 minutes,...