Here’s a few things we know will always be true about you as a parent: You will get tired. You will struggle with what you should do in a number of situations. Your kids will not always behave exactly the way you want. You will stay awake somet Read More
I am a second child. So I know what it’s like . . . to have the fewest baby pictures. to feel invisible when an older sibling walks in a room. to wear the hand-me-downs. to feel forgotten when younger siblings are born. to compete for attention. to g Read More
I’ve never “been discovered.” Hollywood hasn’t called. Columbia Records hasn’t requested my lead vocals. I’ve never even created a “viral” YouTube video. (Don’t feel bad for me. You’re not famous either. And we’re doing pretty well for ourselves you Read More
We parents are an emotional, neurotic mess, aren’t we? Sure, some of us are better at hiding it than others, but push the right button or confront the right issue, and every one of us comes to a point when we feel . . . helpless. clueless. lost. We t Read More
As our summer has gone on and my kids have conquered the high dive, the water slide, first sleepovers, and attempts at water skiing, I have been reflecting on what it is that helps them to embrace adventure and overcome fear.