Parenting

Perfectly Ordinary Days

When her eldest son was in high school, Katrina Kenison was struck with the realization that her two children were growing up, and her life was changing. It made her want to savor each moment even more. 

Listen as Kenison reads from her book, The Gift of an Ordinary Day. This video went viral, with more than million and a half views. 

Katrina Kenison spent many years working in publishing, first as an in-house editor at Houghton Mifflin Company in New Haven, New York, and Boston, and then, as the series editor of The Best American Short Stories. She's written and edited several books.  Her writing has appeared in O The Oprah Magazine, Real SimpleCountry LivingFamily CircleRedbook, and other publications. Kenison lives in the New Hampshire countryside with her husband, sons, and their faithful border collie, Gracie. Visit her website and blog.