I was not a child who enjoyed dolls.
Since childhood, I have been a devotee of Episcopal summer camp experience.
I recently had the privilege of attending a Taylor Swift concert. And yes, it was a privilege.
As it turns out, Uncle Ed Sheeran and Auntie Taylor Swift only feel like family, but they have a powerful influence over our growing children, much more so than the family we only get to see and visit at holidays.
When the pool opens for the season, my kids want to be there.
We are aware that our experience of co-parenting does not reflect that of other people in a broken relationship.
We started to hear rumblings of a teachers’ strike just a couple of days before it happened.
One night in May several years ago, my five-year-old made a declaration while we were eating dinner. “Mom,” he said, “on Monday, we need to read the story of David and Goliath.” I
When our oldest child transitioned to middle school three years ago, it was the height of the pandemic. Decisions were made for us, not by us.
In our house, it’s not often our boys pick up books unless it’s a last resort. But we keep giving them books.