Category Archives: Parenting

Imagining the Shape

The kid never ceases to amaze me with what music she latches on to. One day its Justin Bieber, the next she can’t get enough of something fantastic like The New Pornographers, her current musical obsession. Right now, she’s wearing out … Continue reading

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Opting in to Investing in the Future

There was an interesting interview on Here and Now this morning. Robin Young interviewed a young woman named Nadia Taha, a married 20-something writer who lives in Manhattan, who has decided that having kids isn’t for her because she’s determined, … Continue reading

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The Day She Discovered Led Zeppelin

I’m always thrilled when The Kid unexpectedly latches on to something musically awesome. And when it happens in the midst of Bieber Fever? Even better. This particular new interest was sparked last night when we were scanning radio stations on … Continue reading

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The Fair-Weather Parent

The Fair-Weather Parent Sometimes I feel like a fair-weather parent. Like this morning, when my 7 year old daughter had a meltdown because she was cold, tired, and didn’t want to go to school. I pretty much felt like I … Continue reading

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Sock It To Me

Of all the things to make or break the success of a morning, around our house it seems like the culprit is usually uncomfortable socks.  Sometimes uncomfortable underwear, but more often than not, socks.  Specifically, the problem is that The Kid doesn’t … Continue reading

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