Which first day is harder for parents: kindergarten or a senior year of high school?

"The days are long the years are brief." That's how someone described the parental passage of time to me once, and it is probably true. Time usually doesn't feel like it is flying by while it is happening, but when we look back it is easy to gasp and wonder, "How did my little kindergartener … Continue reading Which first day is harder for parents: kindergarten or a senior year of high school?

Nothing good happens after midnight (unless it’s this)

A parenting coach once remarked about curfews: “Nothing good happens after midnight.” It’s probably good advice since most deviant behavior occurs in the late night hours when shops are closed, streets are empty, and everything is cast in shadow. However, what do you do when it isn’t a curfew you’re discussing but your life? What … Continue reading Nothing good happens after midnight (unless it’s this)