Parenting in Slogans
Children have difficulty listening sometimes. You may have noticed.
I’m always amazed at how differently my kids play.
What could possibly go wrong
I grew up in a house of five boys in one of the safest cities on the planet in an era when helicopter parents (or drone parents, as I prefer to call them) would have been laughed off the playground.
Kids want to dress to impress when they head back to class and parents can feel pressured to over-spend on clothing and supplies.
I’m a Bad Parent
If your at all trying to be a good parent, I can almost guarantee that at one point or another (probably even within the past twenty-four hours) you’ve felt like a bad parent.
My wife and I had the house entirely to ourselves this past long weekend. It was the first time all the kids had been away and both of us had been at home for a whole weekend in – well,
Reading on the Porch
My kids are at daycamp this week. They're having fun wall-climbing, swimming, trampolining, and who knows what else.
I Make Me So Bored
"For crying out loud, Jayden, Alfie was just over to play this morning. You've had one playdate today already. You're going to scooter with friends this afternoon. Sometimes you need to do things by yourself."
Our most exciting summer adventure has been a robin’s nest on our porch. It started with a flurry of activity by two robin mates to claim their territory and put together a nest atop a lantern on our front porch.
Centreville is for kids
Centreville Theme Park’s slogan has long been ‘A place for kids’ and that it truly is.
Love means having to say more than sorry
Sometimes saying,“I’m sorry” isn’t enough to heal the pain caused by acts of harm like lying, saying hateful things, breaking agreements or excluding friends.
Watch out for the virtual eye in the sky
Are you being watched? Right now, depending on where you are reading this, it’s possible that you are in the view of video surveillance.
Preparing the family dog for the arrival of a new baby
With a new baby on the way, expecting parents may feel a variety of emotions ranging from excitement to fear, and many have questions about raising dogs and kids together.