If you’re a parent and… you’re raising a sensitive child

Posted by on August 20, 2014.

You may witness a multitude of emotions within any given day – unfettered giggles rising from deep in his belly, tender moments of quiet affection, loud protests of untamable anger, and tears of heartbreaking sadness.

 

Sure, all toddlers carry a strain of drama queen.

If you are a parent and…your child is fighting a cold…

Posted by on December 5, 2013.

A Sick Day for Amos McGee

If you are a parent and…

…your child is incessantly fighting a cold–and I mean incessantly–I can certainly empathize! Every week it’s a new sniffle, a different cough, or a virus you never knew existed.

You watch the tissues creep to the top of the trash can, ready to cascade down and flood the bathroom.

Spring Takes Its Time

Posted by on April 8, 2013.

Oh, the cruel and fickle ways of spring!

How it one day inspires such hope and joy and enthusiasm, then the next it spits snow in your face and mocks you in your optimistic, non-down jacket.

The slant of the sun, the extended daylight, the intermittent peeps of warmth, all turn you against what were formally the “joys of winter.” Skiing, hot soup, and cocoa all now regarded with abhorrence.