On our journey of learning, looking back is important but so is the looking forward. Anticipation opens the door for extending joy and curiosity.

As a parent, I can either spark excitement or dread with my own mood and questions today.

Rather than groaning that fall break is ending, I may exhibit gratitude for fresh starts.

“If you come at four in the afternoon, I will begin to be happy at 3.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince.

I am feeling my happiness rise up at the thought of tomorrow’s reunion with my fellow travelers.