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Tulip or Recital Season?

Child playing pianoSpring is finally here. The tulips and daffodils are in various stages of blooming. This means a couple of things to this mom and grandma – my schedule will be full with dance recitals, music recitals, end of year concerts, and soccer tournaments. Some will be for my own children; most will be for grandchildren.

Even when we didn’t have grandchildren, scheduling all the year-end events was often challenging – what with children who wanted to be watched while in swimming lessons, other children in dance competitions and recitals, others in music lessons with the attendant recitals. Sometimes it necessitated

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