My five-year-old daughter was looking out the window, fidgeting with the tassel on her shirt when I came into the living room. Her back was turned to the shards of my favorite vase, a delicate gift from a dear friend from Italy, broken on the floor behind her. The crash had brought me running. “Leah, … Continue reading How We Teach Our Kids to Lie
I dread raising spoiled children. You know, the ones who whine incessantly and act like they’re the only people on earth with needs and wants and feelings. I’ve always known that I wanted my children to be empathetic, caring, thoughtful individuals. I knew that I would create healthy boundaries, with loving firmness, and never, ever … Continue reading The Truth About Spoiling Your Baby
Ok, first of all - what in the world am I doing writing a blog on parenting? Just who the hell do I think I am? First and foremost I am not a parenting expert! Not by a long shot. And while I did major in Child Development and Family Relations in college, worked for … Continue reading WTF?