The myth of the perfectly balanced life

Another Look by David Faust First-graders at Salem Elementary School didn’t use fancy playground equipment in 1960, but we had fun anyway. We played on swings, a merry-go-round, and the ever-popular teeter-totter. Some called it a see-saw, but ours—a tottery, weathered board creaking back and forth on a rusty hinge—rightly deserved the name teeter-totter. Six-year-olds […]