Even though we’re on Summer Vacation, rules are still in play in my family. Although my 13-year old son spends his mornings working as a Counselor-In-Training at our town’s day camp, much of the rest of his days are being spent with his buddies. They’re hanging out here and at the friends’ houses, but a […]
This week during school drop-off and pick-up, I encountered more than just the usual disorder one sees during the first few days back to school. I totally expected some parking pandemonium. Everything takes just a bit longer. Kindergartener parents linger in their vehicles for a last glimpse of their freshly backpacked and eager pupils. Cars […]
…the rules remind our kids that they are valued partners in this house, that their rights are important, and that parents make mistakes that must be corrected, too.