When my three children were little, I would ask them, “What do you want the weekend to be about?”
One might say, “How about we make it ten times more exciting than we have ever had!” If the others agreed, then we had our theme for the weekend.
We learned that if we set the theme first, it gave us a new context for our weekend activities. It was no accident that it usually turned out the way we said. We also realised that if we could do it for a weekend, we could do it for a week, a month or even a year.… Read more