Perfect is Good Enough

I like to believe that Perfectionism is an inherited genetic trait.  This fantasy allows me to deflect personal responsibility and blame it on the long line of Perfectionists that came before me.  My parents were afflicted in different ways, but one of the sayings my father uttered while working on almost any project, from washing …

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Lessons in Following

Follow the Child - Maria Montessori Educator Maria Montessori (of Montessori School fame) exhorted her instructors and students' parents to study their young charges for clues to best help them develop appropriately on their journey through life. It's good advice. Often, as conscientious parents, we feel strongly about a lack or a richness we experienced …