It’s an unavoidable fact of parenting. Whether you are an attachment parent, co-sleeping parent, a free-range parent, a helicopter parent, a traditional parent, a non-ideological parent, you are doing something […]
Unlike animals that live in the moment and merely cope with the world (however smoothly), we are… drawn out of our present selves toward some more skilled future self that […]
Birthdays, at least for me, are usually bittersweet. There is the joy of having your own day, of allowing yourself a treat or two. There are the kind words and […]
Recently I began listening to Owl City’s new album, Ocean Eyes, which includes the horridly hilarious song, “Dental Care”. I resonate with lyrics like “I’ve been to the dentist a […]
I hate to face my Hall of Shame. That’s how I call, or at last how I feel about, my list of answered emails, Facebook comments and messages, SMS, unpaid […]
He suffers, like we all do, but a meaningful life is not a life without pain. Suffering is part of life.