The next time my 2e daughter screams at me because I’m not understanding her, I will remember ALS. I will remember Steve Gleason looking into the camera, tears of rage, but eyes filled with so many thoughts, and his words, “All I can do is scream!”
In this culture of child-centricity, it becomes easy to get lost. It becomes easy for homeschooling (or parenting in general) to become overwhelming or flat or uninspiring. It becomes easy to keep moving through the motions without any passion. Here’s one theory as to why: it’s hard to feel or inspire passion when you personally feel uninspired and neglectfully passion-less.