Writing and speaking have very different economics. One affords you time, the other cheats you of it. That is the trouble with comebacks. The timing of their delivery is so important. Children approac...
The phrase fairly odd parent is attributed to many people by children, adults other parents or even your own parents. I know some parents that even describe themselves as fairly odd. Parenting means d...
Columbus Day 2006. Western New York was hit hard with a historic storm, the likes of which hadn’t been seen in 100 years. Trees, still in full leaf, caught the heavy falling snow, and by mornin...
October 9, 2006I'm not going away, would you? Cynthia Allen asked that question the other day.Though I would like to write about the boy Joey was, about how everyone loved him, and about how much he w...
February 21, 2006According to parent and child testimony, countless news articles and reports, documentaries, and more , each year thousands of children are incarcerated, are not given due process, lo...
Lots of people babysit - some for the money and some because they love children. For a few, it can be the first step on the ladder to a highly lucrative career as a nanny. Good nannies are constantly ...
The main point in my last article was that you are not a failure as a parent if you don't know everything and ask your teenager's opinions. On the contrary, our job as parents is to be the family's di...
You should talk to your kids about the horrible scourge of "Crystal Meth".How else are they to know? Or if the information they receive from friends or the street is watered down or plain wrong and m...
The decision to become a stay-at-home dad should not be taken lightly.For many, the decision has already been made for us. Perhaps you have recently become unemployed and your spouse is bringing home...
Everyone knows that it is important to teach children the letters of the alphabet. After all, it is clearly an important building block for learning to read and other early education milestones. ...