You love your kids and want what’s best for them, but you did not choose homeschooling for whatever reason. It’s definitely not for everyone!
Some years back, I started writing a cookbook because so many younger clients on my fertility website had no idea how to shop, store, and cook affordable food. A lot of families around the...
Board Game Symposium: Why don’t I play games with these gorgeous beasts I gave birth to? Am I just a bad mother? I think the answer is probably yes…
Four kids into my own parenting journey, I have learned a few things to do/not do, and seems like a good time to break out a few bits of hard earned wisdom.
History has been something that my father has given me with very little in return; not simply because I don’t want to give back to that tradition, but because I haven’t yet had the life to lead which gives to the story of my family and of mankind as a whole.
This weekend is the birthday of one of the nephews. I have to be a subversive influence… but not *TOO* subversive.
To be or not to be, that is the question.
A horrible story raises age-old questions about regulation, medical care, and people who make money insisting they know better than trained professionals.
My kids are unfamiliar with want. It was the constant, extended wanting that made me resolved to remove myself from poverty as an adult; my kids will have to find the motivation for that elsewhere.
It is possible that scouting’s heyday is past. Its admirable attempts to be more inclusive and evolve and change with the times in other ways may have been untenable to those clinging to the tradition the scouts represent.
Maybe what Americans hunger for most doesn’t come on a plate or in a paper sack.
The passive politics of society and education.
Prove them wrong? Who, me? I’m just a girl.
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.
Goodbye hippy parenting, hello guided reading levels