Category: Parenting

  • opinions are for the brave.

    opinions are for the brave.

    I receive fairly regular texts (I’d say one every other week or so) from a fellow mom and church-going Christian who believes I congregate with the wrong sort. Quite passionately, though not without love, she has attempted to win me over to her side of the grass – her way of seeing things. This isn’t…

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  • Friends: what’s the point?

    Friends: what’s the point?

    Who cares if science says we need friends? This is actually what motivates us when it gets hard. Last Friday, some mom friends and I gathered for a park play date. Despite the blue skies and sunshine, which managed to warm the teen-temps up to near 40, the covering of the play structure kept solid…

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