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Parenting Moment: Transforming Testing Moments into Opportunities

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Children have a way of pushing our buttons. They seem to know exactly what irritates us, and seem to delight in testing limits. These testing moments seem like intrusions, keeping us from the teaching we want to do. But could they really be opportunities? We tend to picture opportunities to teach our children as happy…

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Short Story: Hidden Opportunities


What a mess, Julia thought as she walked into the kitchen and saw all the dishes. Then she remembered the special computerized glasses her dad had given her and told her to wear. “They’ll help you see life differently,” he’d told her. She pulled them out of her pocket and put them on. The words…

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