Perhaps the corporate HR talking heads are right (sometimes!) People do appreciate being noticed. It does feel good to get well wishes from others – whether it’s your birthday, job well done, or just a pick me up. So I’ll go now, before this becomes a sappy cartoon.
Because these are complicated times, I will strive for simplicity today. I have a few friends that have birthdays this week. One of them loves fishing, beer, and his one year old baby boy (hopefully not in that order.) Happy Birthday!
Though today is a monumental day for many, the Superbowl doesn’t really rate high in a house where football isn’t popular. However, on a day like today, the curiosity does build from the young ones who are not normally exposed to the game – via invites to activities centered around who’s going to take home the Lombardi trophy and wear the coveted championship ring.
The hardest part is explaining it to a 5 year old that processes many things quite literally. I suppose parents of typically developing kids wouldn’t have similar confusion issues…