A bit of kindness makes all the difference

In general, it is impossible to truthfully say "everyone likes..." or "everyone dislikes..." because you've always got that one weirdo who for some unfathomable reason doesn't like chocolate (my apologies if that is you...but seriously?). However, I really, really want to say and believe I am correct when I do, that "everybody dislikes going to … Continue reading A bit of kindness makes all the difference

Just take one bite

“The last rule I need each of you to remember before we start our tasting is that no matter what, everyone will take at least one bite of the pear today.” I looked around the first grade classroom, trying to discern if the message had made sense to the 20 or so 6-year-olds that, unlike me, seemed to be eagerly awaiting their piece of pear.