If I look middle aged, it’s because worrying about my son has made me look middle aged. Also because I am.
This podcast episode is an interview with Barbara Hammond who is the author of, “daddy DU JOUR – A revolving door of step-fathers, bad parenting, and happily ever afters.” Barbara has a diversified background. She […]
Children grow up and their mothers grow old. This is no coincidence. #parenting #worry Find more wisdom in I Used to Think I Was Not That Bad and Then I Got to Know Me Better […]
The siren-loud noise of indie pop at 5 in the morning on a Saturday was not what I wanted at 5 in the morning on Saturday. My 15-year-old son tends to sleep through his alarm, […]
[The following is a partially true story.] As a parent, I have long tried to be a role model for my children. I have always striven to teach my daughters fundamental values like integrity, honesty […]
My 15-year-old no longer has patience—not with inconvenience, not with failure and not with learning, which is often the takeaway in times of inconvenience and failure . . . if you have patience. It seems […]
I was going to bed late, had to get up early for work—probably should’ve skipped that cup of coffee—and I was getting old. Wow, my son turned 15! I am old. I lay in bed […]