This article is so perfect, you must go read it right now. It's NYT, so if you don't subscribe you might not have access, but I encourage you to try. The title is interesting: "The Men Who Want to Live Forever." But those men (billionaires, of course) are just an excuse for author Dara Horn to zero… Continue reading The Foundation of Gender Inequality
Are You Still There?
I wouldn't blame you if you're not. I certainly haven't been around. I plead vacations, with the excuse that I was leaving occasional posts and pictures on Facebook. Then I got sick. I went to Peru for a few weeks. Peru won. I did try to be careful. Bottled water everywhere, even for brushing teeth.… Continue reading Are You Still There?
You’re the Parent. Start Acting Like One
Here's a good article on training our children. I think this is a very important concept that has been lost among today's busy young families. It's interesting - I am a big believer of things like on-demand breastfeeding and attachment parenting. I think we can't love our kids too much and we can't hold them too much.… Continue reading You’re the Parent. Start Acting Like One
Christmas Week in Pictures
Lots of activity around here lately. No sign of slowing yet either.
[Starstuff, Contemplating] “Winter Solstice: Axial Tilt is the Reason for the Season” by Heather (& Jon) Cleland-Host | Humanistic Paganism
I love the ideas in this article! Source: [Starstuff, Contemplating] “Winter Solstice: Axial Tilt is the Reason for the Season” by Heather (& Jon) Cleland-Host | Humanistic Paganism
Wait. I Changed My Mind!
This is the stage where I think, "What have I done!?" Deep breath. Trust the landscapers. They know what they're doing.
Babies Do Not Manipulate-They Communicate | Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources
When my kids were babies, I was always told that they manipulated me, along with the accusation that I was a bad mother for giving in to them. I didn't believe it then and I don't believe it now. You know those months when baby decides, like my youngest grandson has recently done, that "no… Continue reading Babies Do Not Manipulate-They Communicate | Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources
In Which the Author Debriefs
What a summer it's been! We've visited two sets of kids' families, one by air, the other by car. In between visits, I had the flu. Timing is everything, right? We're home now, for a brief break before we head off to Germany. Can't finish the year without a trip to Europe! I love our… Continue reading In Which the Author Debriefs
Helping Kids Find Alternatives to “the Tantrum” | Evolutionary Parenting | Where History And Science Meet Parenting
Helping Kids Find Alternatives to “the Tantrum” | Evolutionary Parenting | Where History And Science Meet Parenting. How about a few calm-down techniques for the young families out there? All part of the service.
We're having fun in the humid heat. Little Alan is moving kind of slow, but we got a nice walk accomplished.