The app is pretty much a smartass guide to creative parenting—the opposite of the high-pressure helicopter culture that has us putting our kids in a Baby Einstein bubble from birth.
I told her it would take time to choose the perfect shade. She marched right up to them and immediately pointed to one in particular: Priscilla Pink.
The Trouble w/ Banning Bossy
I am trying to teach her that life isn’t all about her. That other kids should have the first turn sometimes. That she needs to learn to be a good loser.
To Tessa at Three
Yes! We would name you Tessa, I thought, and I would call you Tess. But life is funny and you are not a Tess.
Elections and C-sections
How will my children learn to separate fact from fiction in a crowdsurfing, technology-saturated culture of knee-jerk texts and tweets?
All Out of Love?
Her nutty lasts until I turn off the water and step on to the bathmat, at which point she stares at my crotch (about eye level for her now) and asks, "What you have mom? A bagina?"
End of Daddy Daycare
My husband has been back to work for one month now and it has taken me that long to appreciate/miss what he brought to the table as a stay-at-home dad. I must confess—it’s more than I thought.