“Time to start homework!” I say to the kids.
Riley sucks in her breath, anticipating disaster before she even begins.
Seth leans over to me and whispers, “I think Riley needs to do some ‘Om’ work before she starts her homework.” He puts his thumbs to his middle fingers to form circles and feigns an exaggerated peaceful smile.
We do almost daily meditation practice as a family but never that way. It made me laugh and it started out the homework segment on the right foot.