What does a better life for you and your kids look like?
We all know we want it, it's embedded in our DNA, but do we know what "better" is?
There is a large variable in the term "better,” and after reading a poem from the Tao Te Ching for Parents, it became crystal clear for me.
What better do I want for my kids? What better do I want for myself? Better stuff, better experiences, better relationships, better grades? What does a “better” life really look like?
“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” – Mabel Collins
And sometimes those teachers are not who I thought they were going to be.
That’s what I’ve been discovering on Tuesday afternoons. I teach a yoga class to kids with special needs. It’s the simple truths they demonstrate in each class that have me feeling like they are teaching me more than I’m teaching them.
Because I can know all of these things, but they are actually living them, which drives it
Life has been messy lately. (Does always count as lately?)
Starting a yoga studio for kids has been very similar to having another baby. I had no idea how much work it would take for day to day survival, my own needs seem to come second at times, some days a shower feels like a luxury and other days I just want someone to acknowledge how much time and energy I pour into this new baby's life.
I want to quit, but then I get pulled back in while sitting at the front desk a