And So It Begins

Ian took his first guitar lesson yesterday. You already know what song this is going to be, don’t you. Leave your best guess in the comments and then come back and watch the video.

Preteen Angst

My daughter asks me the same question every single day. “Why do you hate me?” And every single day I give her the same answer. “I don’t hate you. I love you.” To which she generally replies “No you don’t. You hate me.” and this goes on for a while. This outburst is usually prompted […]

Playing Hooky

Education was always a big deal in my family. My parents rarely took us out of school for vacations and we didn’t take sick days unless we were really sick – or, I suppose, if we could convince my mom we were really sick. That is the kind of parenting skill you learn by example. […]