Tag Archives: childhood

Make the Ordinary Come Alive

I would not want to be a kid today. Would you? Sure, the internet and laptop computers makes homework easier.  And the invention of the DVR means that in addition to the 200 plus channels that stream into most homes, you never have to miss your favorite TV program. Nevertheless, it sometimes feels that the […]

Parent to Parent: How to Deal with Overly Competitive Parents

Do you have “those” parents on your child’s team? The ones who react like this when their kid wins the meet? The ones who thinks finding seats for the meet is a competitive sport? And who always coaches from the stands? Who has difficulty waiting for their child’s score to get posted? Not to mention their reaction […]

The Wisdom of the Fortune Cookie

“I got a fortune cookie that said, ‘To remember is to understand.’ I have never forgotten it. A good judge remembers what it was like to be a lawyer. A good editor remembers being a writer. A good parent remembers what it was like to be a child.” -Anna Quindlen, writer Back in the day… […]