Are you always hurrying your little ones along? Wondertime has a great article on the tension between hurried adults and lollygagging kids. "When it comes to time, children and adults are like different species thrown together in a cruel zoological experiment: We hurry exhaustedly to and fro while our kids dawdle around with boundless energy," they write.
The sight of little kids being hurried down the subway steps during rush hour is certainly familiar to us. But we also see our fair share of parents quietly waiting beside them while their kids explore on our neighborhood street.
What we want to know: how do you slow things down at home? What rituals do you include in your down time to stop and savor the moment?