Compare and contrast loved ones? Bad idea.
Musing on integrity, ethics, and cultural values in a confusing world.
Mothers. Feeling. Blamed.
Parenting advice. When do we believe it?
French parenting style: cultural differences beyond the obvious.
Two words of advice, especially if divorcing: Never assume.
Summer is here and classes are over! Well, for most of us that is. We’ve got school-aged kids revving up for camp or neighborhood play, vacations in the works, and likely a list of activities awaiting. Then again, we may have teenagers milling about – snatching up the car keys, leaving a trail of dirty […]
Those who can… do. Those who can’t… counsel? On parenting advice…
Are you parenting partying teens? Care to hear my ten tips for surviving party chaos? For surviving normal chaos? The planned, the unplanned, the assumed stuff of parenting pandemonium? Yes, it’s Sunday morning. (Insert *sigh* of relief.) Yes, for the moment it’s quiet. (Sigh number two.) No teenagers as yet stirring in the kitchen, after […]
I find myself stranded again. The car zipped down the street at noon yesterday, with my elder son behind the wheel. There was a brief exchange over a hastily planned camping trip in the mountains with friends. It’s a considerable drive, I’m sans vehicle for the weekend, but I said yes. My kid ran errands […]