Parenting choices

Sep 02, 2011
Something tells me that I will never tire of holding my child close, smelling her hair, kissing her forehead.  But I might actually have to give this up before she gets to college.  The kid is starting to get a little →MORE...

Halfway through last Thursday morning, I knew that I was losing the baby and I was too weak to stand so I called Donald at work and he came home.  While we were waiting for him, I found “The Backyardigans” on →MORE...

When we met up with friends at the park yesterday afternoon, I realized about an hour into the playdate that I’d forgotten to bring a wet-bag.  At the very same time that this dawned on me, I saw another mother rolling →MORE...

Aug 04, 2011
A couple weeks ago when Charlotte encountered her first bully I taught her that although we cannot control how other people behave, we can control how we react.  I told her that it is always important to stand up for ourselves →MORE...

Yesterday when we were out, Charlotte requested MOOK! PEAS! (milk, please).  It was a hot day, so I looked around for a bench in the shade.  I found one, not altogether secluded and not altogether open, and I cradled my two-year-old →MORE...