I love jelly beans. There! I’ve said it! I loved them ever since I bit into my first licorice jelly bean. They gave me great satisfaction because I soon learned many kids didn’t like them. So I would happily collect all the black licorice jelly beans while my classmates would gladly hand them over. Continue reading “More Jelly Beans Prayer”
When I drew this cartoon I was thinking about the pressure to perform that some kids face. I am not from a sports-minded family and I probably passed that same lack of interest on to my kids. It’s not that I wasn’t interested in competition. It’s just that there weren’t very many traveling art competitions and ultra competitive writing conferences at my elementary school. (sure, there were spelling bees. I never made it past “pneumonia.”) Continue reading “When is too Early for Traveling Sports Teams?”
Cartoon of a boy with a cast. He says to a teacher, “Do you want to see the reason you had to rewrite your safety policy?”
There are some things you just can’t prepare for. One baby begins to wail. the next thing you know, you have a choir of weeping and wailing.
Yes, you can see leadership principles in a group of babies. If you have one charismatic cryer, the whole group will join in within a few moments. Continue reading “Weeping, Wailing and Gnashing of Teething Rings”