Getting Gritty

/Getting Gritty

Can You Teach Your Kids To Be Gritty?

By | 2017-10-09T17:39:41+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Getting Gritty|

Once, on my birthday, a friend gave me a pot full of dirt and spiky green blobs. "It's a cactus," she said, when I asked about light exposure, fertilizing schedules, soil mixes. "Water it sometimes." I did water it sometimes, and it grew. As I write this, its spindly arms wave over my bookcase like an underfed orchestra conductor. My [...]