They can be long, boring and seemingly insignificant. Go anyway. You have to sit by people you don’t know and talk to people with coffee breath. Go anyway.
They are precious milestones that will be over too soon. Graduation, Field Day, Grandparent’s Day, AR Recognition, Chapel, plays, musicals, ball games and spelling bees. Go.
Matthew Thompson is a Family Law attorney that tries to make these events a priority and reminds you to never refuse a breath mint.