Month: March 2024

Blue Blind

For me, forsythia and daffodils are friendly reminders of the abundance of springtime.   Yellow feels so happy and cheerful.  I love spring in general, but yellow specifically, as a herald of growth and vitality. Imagine my disappointment when I learned last week that my child can’t see yellow.  At all.  Never in her life has …

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Sounding It Out

For five years now, we’ve been reading daily as a family in the Spanish language. Reading in Spanish is predictable; there are few exceptions. Though our accents aren’t perfect, at this point, we are all able to sound out any Spanish word. Learning to read Spanish is a huge help to all of us, but …

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