The fireflies will come again this summer. One evening, I will pull The Van into the driveway after a long day and, at the blurred edges of a yard made soft by the dusk, the tiny lights will be there. And I will know that summer is finally here. My children will pile out […]
This week marks the 100th day of school for my kindergartner. And because it’s important for parents to be involved in the education of their children, there was a take home assignment for us, I mean the kids. Our teacher thoughtfully provided us with a grid with 100 empty 1”x 1” spots to be […]
I can’t pass up a challenge so when I saw the current question on the Today Parenting Team site was about sleep, I was compelled to respond. Here’s what I had to say:
There are a million reasons not to have the sex talk with our tweens. They include, but are not limited to: I am uncomfortable with the subject I am really uncomfortable with the subject I am extremely uncomfortable with the subject. We should talk to them anyway. I have nine reasons why.