Everyone I know is bemoaning the end of Summer. The kids don’t want to go back to school, teachers don’t want to return to work, and moms are complaining about having a steady routine again and the challenges associated with taxing kids around to various after-school activities. Plus, NO ONE wants to even think about […]
Recently, I wrote about concerns that my son J may be turning into a bully. Without provocation, he roughhoused with other children. Due to this behavior, some moms’ glares could melt the winter’s frozen solid ice and snow. After careful consideration and some skepticism, I believe we found a solution. With the high energy my […]
We live in a community where you meet your neighbors everywhere: at restaurants, in the grocery store, at the community center, on the blacktop. How can you look someone in the eye, wave to them, chat them up, when you’ve just berated their child for making the best calls he/she can on the soccer field? How can you have these kids over your house and assure them they’re in a safe environment when you’ve just verbally attacked them at a weekend game?