What I did on my summer vacation, with a soundtrack inspired by Heather Maloney, in this month’s column Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting. Look for me the first Monday of each month, sharing more about how yoga influences my parenting and vice versa.
I arrive early at preschool and observe my four year old boy carefully removing bugs from plastic cylinder jars. He makes the bee fly. Then the beetle. Then the butterfly. Each gets its chance. Unscrew the lid, carefully remove and fly it, return and re-cap. Repeat. Two older girls react strongly to the butterfly. “No!! Don’t!!!” Which draws teacher […]