My oldest started at a Waldorf preschool this month. This past weekend, his teacher hosted a back-to-school parent meeting. She put her hand on her heart at one point and said, “We must listen carefully to know what matters and when.” What a good recipe for life. This week, I’ve been working on listening more so I can do better.
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Emily P.G. Erickson is a writer with a master's degree in psychology. Her service journalism and personal essays about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood have appeared in The New York Times, WIRED, Romper, Elemental, and elsewhere. You can find the latest from Emily at www.emilypgerickson.com. View more posts