Teacher Appreciation Day is coming up. It’s a day for current and former students everywhere to ponder all the things their teachers are doing or have done for them and to express their thanks and appreciation. Some might not think their teachers have done anything worthy of appreciation. Those people are wrong, and I’m here […]
If I had to choose only one thing to take with me to a deserted island, it would definitely be music. And many of these tracks would be on my playlist. What would you add to these 100 best songs of the past 50 years?
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] I am going to take a minute out of my busy, busy day to help you consider this whole procreating issue. You are welcome. I am only doing my duty as a contributing member of society. I hope you would do the same for me. I am providing a reason you […]
I don’t want to mulch this Saturday. I know it’s our big to-do for when the weather’s right, but I don’t want to. I want to do things young people with kids do, like a soccer game or dance recital or gymnastics. Like the old days. Like the good old days. Remember when the kids […]
Arden turned three in March, but has run the roost since she was just a couple months old. We knew that she’d be a spitfire but, given the choice, I still would have preferred a spitfire over a wallflower. I’ll likely be eating those words when she’s a teenager. As parents, part of our job is […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] By Joe Medler of Developing Dad Every one of us wants to set our children up for success. Cruelly, there’s literally no chance of us not messing up our kids at least a little. In fact, without messing them up a little we won’t give them what they properly need to […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] The other day, we were riding home from my daughter’s little dance class (3-4 year olds) when she said something that sounded racisty: “Mama, the little black girl wasn’t at class.” Feeling somewhat panicked, I said, “What!?” We have all heard that saying — “children are color blind” — and I was […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] By Ali Wilkinson of Run, Knit, Love My son started at a French immersion school last year. On his first day of school, my French was limited to “Where is the bathroom?” and “Do you want to go to bed with me?” (thanks Moulin Rouge). So I thought I should probably get learning. I’ve […]