Disequilibrium is good for your brain. It can put you just enough off balance to create space for wondering and puzzling and finding a new way.
After years in early education, I thought I knew something about four year old boys. But being the teacher is not the same as being the gramma. And the gramma life has been a bit off balance lately. But I took some time to ponder and wonder and puzzle and I decided I needed to look for more opportunities to say yes to this amazing little person.
Yes, let’s walk in the ditch that has just the right amount of water and mud.
Yes, climbing those rocks is a great idea.
Yes, the upstairs bathroom is the best place to wash your hands.
Yes. I would love for you to arrange my quilt blocks.
Yes. Such a wonderful word. How could I have missed this? I need to get a copy of this book to help me remember.