Being Where The Action IsOctober 18, 2013 at 6:00 am
One evening while the three of us were enjoying dinner on the deck, Page said excitedly, “I can’t wait for middle school!” This was the year before she was going to enter middle school. We asked her why, to which she enthusiastically responded, “Because that’s where all the action is!!”
Parenting Page: Being ‘Cool’October 4, 2013 at 6:00 am
Recently I have had a few conversations about how cool, or not, I am anymore, and how cool has evolved as I age – the evolution of cool in human development.
Parenting Page: Allowing A Child To Make Tough DecisionsSeptember 5, 2013 at 5:30 am
At what age do you let a child make an important decision on their own?
Parenting Page: Potty TrainingAugust 16, 2013 at 5:58 am
It isn’t uncommon for day cares to have a rule that to enter the 3-year-old classroom the child must be potty trained.
Parenting Page: Bad Daddy!August 2, 2013 at 4:29 am
This incident is a wonderful example of how some of what seem like the most frustrating moments of parenting can evolve into the best memories.
Parenting Page: Childcare DesperationJuly 17, 2013 at 5:16 am
How many babysitters does one need to have on their list in order to be certain one will always be available when you need one?
Parenting Page: I’m Watching You!June 28, 2013 at 5:12 am
One Saturday morning when Page was about three and a half years old, I was tidying up the room while she was watching TV.
Parenting Page: Imperfect ConfidenceJune 13, 2013 at 11:26 am
When I was growing up I learned a little ditty about confidence from an Elvis movie.
Parenting Page: That Floppy ThingMay 30, 2013 at 3:14 pm
This is one of the funniest conversations we’ve had — one of those where as a parent you have to stay serious because the child is just too young to get the humor.
Parenting Page: Getting DogsMay 9, 2013 at 11:06 am
The decision to get a pet is not an easy one as a parent, because it introduces another care-taking responsibility into the household.