but they would if they could

When I leave yoga class I pop on the phone and see a series of messages. "Mom... MOM... Mom it's urgent please come pick me up... MOM help". I know my son is smart enough to get professional assistance in case of emergency, but. (Nels has always had panache when...

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mother’s day: on performing your children

I believe I hurt someone's feelings a little while back, when they were asking me for parenting advice. I said, "Stop thinking of your baby as being 'good'. Stop showing off the baby. She's a person, not a pet. The sooner you abandon these practices the better it will...

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