If You’re a Parent and…Captain Underpants Happens

Posted by on June 29, 2017.

Vermont has suffered through a rainy early summer. One rainy Saturday, I had a perfectly planned visit to the paint-your-own-pottery studio. My daughter and her friend had exchanged gift certificates for birthday presents; we spent the car ride analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of painting one big thing versus painting a few small items.

Kids and Potty Talk

Posted by on February 21, 2013.

Watching your child develop language skills is definitely one of the great joys of parenting. My five year old is picking up big, grown-up words every day, and it is fun watching her figure out how to use them.

But, as with any new skill your child obtains, there are definitely drawbacks.