When I talk to students about the Slice of Life Challenge, we talk about what makes something a challenge. Tonight I am feeling the challenges. I keep my eyes open for stories every day and today, nothing stands out. What do I write about?
A nine year-old who is the best procrastinator in the world and is still not out of the tub even though I started telling her it was time to get out 20 minutes ago?
A thirteen year-old who needs cajoling into getting her homework done and heads downstairs to the basement to be alone?
Crazy funny stories from school that no one would believe could ever happen (unless you're a teacher, then you know those things really do happen)?
Destiny asking me if the Chinese restaurant sells fish because she notices that there are fewer fish in the fish tank?
Sometimes it's hard to think of what to write. We ask our kids to do this every day. Participating in the Slice of Life Challenge reminds me again of the importance of writing every day.