As my kids get older, it can be easy to forget how much influence I still have on them. They still look to me for approval.
One day it took me two hours to get to work. After a great deal of thought and research, we left it all behind and moved to Oregon.
As readers, our most important task is to identify and understand the central problem—the conflict—in a story.
My parents were never antagonistic, but it still took time for them to become enthusiastic supporters of homeschooling.