A little of what I don't want to forget to tell her.
When you don't feel at home, curiosity can be the way back to the connection.
An old Sufi legend to remind us that everything, absolutely everything, will pass.
Every day we have a choice: make a good day or not. But my advice, which seemed so simple when directed at my children, proved a little more difficult when it came to me.
If there is one thing we cannot fail our children in, it is in teaching them about the faith. Exercising it during difficult times is fundamental, but we must live it in everyday life.
It is only possible to realize what we first project in our mind. If we think in abundance, joy, generosity, love, that is what we will have.
This old tale reminds us of our inability to label things as only good or bad, and of how there is no evil without compensation, as Senega teaches us.
We make friends effortlessly in childhood and it seems to get more and more difficult as we grow up. But children's friendships can teach us how to make friends while we walk distracted through adult life.
Children perceive in a natural way things that adults do not see, and so they can more easily prioritize what is really important.
As children grow up, they learn what standards are considered good or not with respect to their appearance. Talking about self-esteem, self-care and differences establishes the confidence and kindness they need to love themselves.