Some days it seems like everywhere you turn there’s someone eager to give you advice on how to do your job as a parent better, turn on morning TV and there’s bound to be a segment by some reporter or celebrity telling you how to do your job as a mom.
Sometimes we go looking for this advice, I mean if you’ve never Googled a parenting issue I’m not sure we can be friends, but most of the time these people are completely full of crap!
Here’s my officially unofficial list of people who should not allowed to give me (and shouldn’t be allowed to give anyone else) parenting advice: READ MORE
Although misplacing my nine-year-old son has become a commonplace experience, it is nonetheless still unsettling.
The first time, he was eighteen months old, in the yard playing one moment, and nowhere the next. I found him in the dark garage — the second time I looked — shuffling amidst the dangerous-to-a-toddler bikes, laundry detergent, old paint.
Now he’s nine, and when he is “lost” it’s usually because he is trying to be. READ MORE