So This Is What Calm Looks Like?

…I’d see my friends with calm children – sometimes daughters, though not always – and wonder what that would have been like. I’d read blog posts about encouraging your child to sit down with a bowl of water and utensils and encourage some "quiet water play." Really? My sons’ idea of "quiet water play" was banging the garden hose into the grass instead of through the back window{read more at}