Amy Wright Glenn


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  Volunteering as a family: 3 ways to inspire your children this holiday season and beyond Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Solstice. Christmas. Kwanzaa. The winter season of giving, lights, celebration, gatherings and tradition is upon us. Whether we live in snowy Maine or along a sandy beach in Florida, it is a festive time. It is a season for gift giving. Read more.

  • March 15, 2016
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Reciprocity and Kindness

During a cross-country road trip, my husband and I stop at Subway for a much needed break. We are both hungry and anxious to get some lunch. Upon entering, we find the place understaffed and overcrowded. Hoping to make a quick stop, we end up waiting in line for 25 minutes. Finally it’s our turn. Exasperated, I make no attempt to do anything but place my order. As we walk back to our white pick-up truck, my husband turns to…

  • December 2, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn

Pristine, Wondrous Happiness

Originally published in Holistic Parenting Magazine My husband stands next to me in the kitchen of our humble south Florida home. Nearby, our 27-month-old son Taber plays with yellow construction trucks. I breathe in the beauty of daily things and begin to clean up after dinner. “Dada look! Crane truck!” Taber shouts. “Yes, look at that crane truck,” my husband responds kindly. Then he sighs. I can tell he’s not fully present. Tired from a day of dealing with administrative…

  • December 1, 2014
  • By Amy Wright Glenn