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August 29, 2014
My niece left for college this morning. I don’t know how that happened, considering that just yesterday, she was seven, and carrying her dolly around the supermarket next to me, while her cousins — my sons, then 5 and 6 — fought over who got to put things in my shopping cart. Aisle after aisle. Then […]
August 28, 2014
I’ll be appearing on the Weather Channel tomorrow morning at 9:40 a.m. ET to talk to the co-anchor of American Morning Headquarters and host of Momerology (and fellow Ramsey High grad) Maria LaRosa. I want to remind parents what they may have forgotten before they take off for the summer’s last hurrah.
August 26, 2014
I liked to talk to the real, live waitresses and waiters before the robot uprising is completed, wiping out their jobs.
August 21, 2014
This is a story about a boy and a car and two bald tires, one with a hole in it. The boy knew he shouldn’t do that to his tires, but he did it anyway, because he was young and he had a new (used) car and he was the first among his friends to […]
August 12, 2014
No, now you are required to bring a gift for the birthday girl or boy and for some other kid at the party.
July 31, 2014
The character-building. The strength-boosting. The confidence-growing. They all come from lessons learned inside the detours.
July 16, 2014
Because he won’t be the Kid Who Doesn’t Drive Yet for much longer.