Control Deprivation

What’s making you irrationally angry? For me, it’s plastic cups. We’ve accumulated them over the years from Islands and Brigantine and other restaurants with kids Read more

How Much Longer?

He looked miserable. I don’t think he realized how loudly he was doing it – grunting and moaning each time he looked up at the Read more

My Best Friend is a 5-year-old

I’m writing this from inside a closet under our stairs. It’s the 4th of July, and my 5-year-old daughter is covered in festive gear from Read more

Loss of the Unknown

“How was it?” You would’ve asked, eagerly. “How did your first day of camp go?”  They would have come home dirty and smelling of sunscreen. Read more