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How Will Our Kids Align Their Stars?

Sep 20, 2022 | Bethany Lee

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s such a familiar question. We throw it out to the littlest of our littles, as early as age three or four, once their interests start to sparkle.

The Summer I Went Swimming

Jun 24, 2022 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues

“I don’t know how to swim,” I said quietly.

Treasures Worth Saving

Mar 29, 2022 | Bethany Lee

I looked out the window and pondered my own answer to the question I’d asked.

Call Me!

Nov 29, 2021 | Bethany Lee

So many old phone numbers came rushing back to me when I was doing some cleaning recently and found a tiny leather address book.

A Time for Listening

Sep 24, 2021 | Bethany Lee

Covid has forced us to work in new ways amid absurd family pressures. But coincident with the pandemic, we have been also confronting broader issues.

Board Games for the Bored

Jun 22, 2021 | Bethany Lee

As the pandemic wanes, our columnist taps into her nostalgia for board games with a fresh-out-of-the-package Scrabble.

Pandemic Fatigue

Mar 31, 2021 | Bethany Lee

A year in we’ve been through so much – but we’re still putting one foot in front of the other.

“Ching-Ching-Peek-a-Boo!”

Nov 24, 2020 | Bethany Lee

Remembering the one and only Marie of Marie’s Driver Training.

When Times are Tough – Decorate!

Sep 18, 2020 | Bethany Lee

To make things better in my family, we’ve done our best with paint and elbow grease to improve our physical space, in the hope of providing fresh perspectives to brighten our minds.

Messing with Our Sense of Time

Jun 25, 2020 | Bethany Lee

Are we in the middle of the pandemic, approaching the end, or is it just the beginning?

The Learning Journey

Mar 24, 2020 | Bethany Lee

As I watch Adrian’s pencil continue across the page, I’m thinking about the messiness of learning in this period of his life.

Not So Fast

Nov 22, 2019 | Bethany Lee

Will we ever return to a time when mending, reusing or not buying in the first place is the norm?

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