Love is an active decision we make after being thrown together by fate or destiny.
In robotics, my son had found his “thing”, an organized activity which he enjoys and in which he excels. The only unsolicited information I get about his days at school is when he updates me on the progress of his team’s robot. On the team there are coders, builders, and drivers. “I’m a coder,” he likes to remind me.
Disney is all frayed cultural glories.
Goodbye hippy parenting, hello guided reading levels
If the shutdown continues, many families will have to deal with changes in their lifestyles. How much do kids need to know, and when?
Spongebob is the character I needed but never had growing up.
When youth styles affect parenting.
Car was recently totaled. I need advice from grown-ups.
Oscar has been kinda absent the past few weeks. Here’s why.
I felt so disappointed for my son in his inability to excel at baseball. I had simply concluded that he lacked talent, and that was that. Of course, I would cheer him on and encourage him as long as he was interested, but, I assumed, the writing was on the wall. I pigeonholed him as “not an athlete”, just like me. Knowing now that it is quite likely that his vision was at least partially to blame for his trouble is a humbling reminder: our kids are not just small versions of ourselves.
The case for shotgun cohabiting by someone against premarital cohabiting.
It is well-known that the foster care system is imperfect. Some complain that child protection agencies are not proactive enough, leaving children in harm’s way. Others accuse the agencies of engaging in “child stealing”. No matter which is true, one can hardly imagine an issue for which improvement is more crucial.
Another example of why we need to resist the siren call of “free healthcare.”
An anecdote about decision making in the information age.
Because adoption and doctoral education as practiced in the United States are hallmarks of multicultural policy
Against the recommendations of positive psychology
Practice makes perfect.
What makes practice?
If someone is good at something, it is the result of practice
The litmus test to sell a baby carrier
A family is not a democracy.