Sometimes it feels like hubris to write about parenting when my expertise is less than five years old. It wasn't long ago that I was a child-free adult complaining about toddlers kicking my seat-back on airplanes. What do I know? I know how to change a diaper, and that … [Read more...] about What do I know?
What we believe about human nature affects how we raise our kids. What we believe about ourselves affects how we see the tiny humans entrusted to our care. Raise your hand if you were taught as a kid that people are bad. Yeah, that's me, with both hands in the air, waving them … [Read more...] about Great kids? They’re born that way
When I was in fourth grade, I went to the nurse's office for a routine eye test and emerged with a new diagnosis. I was nearsighted! My parents took me to an optometrist, and before long I had glasses. I could see things at a distance as clearly as I could the books that were … [Read more...] about What is a bifocal mama?