We have three children ranging in age from 3 to 7. The bedtime routine in our house is simple. First, […]
Preserving Childhood Innocence by Burying the Unfortunate
Several years ago, we had a cat. He was sleek, moved effortlessly, and annoyed us to no end. In fact, […]
Competition Can Be a Dangerous Game in the Digital Age
A classroom competition gets dad fire up for victory, but at what cost does the drive for successful become unhealthy obsession?
5 Reasons You Should Take Your Kids on a Solo Road Trip
A long, solo road trip is a bit like a parenting vaccine. It builds up your immunity to future daily irritations and challenges.
Loitering, or the Awkward Art of Spending Quality Time with Kids
To escape YouTube and Netflix, I finally had to embrace my children’s one shared passion: awkwardly loitering around in front of other people’s houses.
Vanishing Illusion of Safety in Wake of Yet Another School Shooting
Another school shooting. We worry with fear now. Until we don’t. Until the news fades and the pressure of daily life washes it away. We go numb. And we wait.