Trust

John and I provide after school care for 2 of our granddaughters.  Their parents do not allow screen time beyond 20 minutes per day.  That’s one episode of a children’s program or 20 minutes playing a math game on my computer etc.  It is a great opportunity to develop the concept of trustworthiness.    When cajoled…

Stress

I like R. S. Lazarus’ way of defining stress “Stress arises when individuals perceive that they cannot adequately cope with the demands being made on them or with threats to their well-being.” I understand this to mean if I perceive that the situation is more demanding of me than my perceived level of energy to…