… up to the highest height,” for a year of my daughter’s early life, that iconic song was a daily ritual. Hundreds of viewings of Mary Poppins later, it still comes back as if I’d only just heard it.
However, seeing the movie as an adult and parent, the plight of Mr. Banks struck a much deeper chord.
When I found Haptic Labs in Brooklyn a little over a year ago, and first saw their sailing ship kite, I was entranced and in love. It reminded me of the importance of the simple acts of every day, and the opportunities we have to connect with our children, or even just remember what it feels like to be one.
Finding joy in the little things isn’t always as easy as we wish it were. But taking
the time out to try is a great first step.