It’s more aspirational than strictly true about any of us at the moment, but the children and I say it aloud together on Monday mornings when we have our powwow to discuss plans for the week.
I am a responsible, joyful person who shares ownership of this home.
I am in charge of my own body and I clean up after myself.
I can be calm in disappointment, happy in work or play, and kind to everyone I meet.
Let’s just say we trust it’s formative.
My ten-year-old son was pleased to learn that I wrote it, and he is harder to impress than he used to be.
These are the things we work on. What would you write in your motto?