It is the end. It is the beginning. School year is done and change is on the horizon. When so much change is exhausting, how do we deal?
When a conversation with my middle schooler about how much to care about the opinions of others teaches me how and when to care what others think of me and ties back to the Soup Nazi...life comes full circle like that sometimes.
When a gun comes to school, fear is real. The conversations with my son afterward ended up the most important thing for teaching courage. Courage happens we keep fear from ruling our lives. And on this day, we were both afraid.