The 14-going-on-20-but-still-back-at-7-year-old is in the middle of this meadow. I’m there with her, alongside and holding her hand periodically, other times I lag a step behind her confident gait.
One father learns the punishment and the crime don’t always match up when children don’t meet one’s own growing expectations.
Conscious decision to foster daughter’s childhood rather than prep for adulthood results in parental pride for this family.
I’d crack wise and witty about your laziness, judging how you’d rather keep your toddler distracted than have to actually engage and be present as a parent.
We partner with AMAZE to explain the importance of having “the talk” about sex with your kids and how to make it less painful.
I suffer through a daily parade of self-doubt and questions because it’s important for me to never start assuming I’ve raised perfect kids.