An Open Letter to My Family

Dear Family, Let's clear up a few lingering misconceptions. I do not say "No" all the time. I think you'll find that if you take into account the number of questions fired at me on a daily basis the percentage of questions answered with 'no' is actually quite small. In fact, my life would be immeasurably easier if... Continue Reading →

Can We Talk?

  Like any parent, I want my children to feel like they can talk to me. I want them to feel comfortable running things by me, talking through situations. Generally chit chatting about their days. At least, that's what I maintain on my Mom resumé. The truth is that often those times I am ready, willing... Continue Reading →


To: Boys From: Mom Re: Human Relations  Please note effective immediately the new policy regarding inter familial discourse. Referee, mediator and judicial services are henceforth terminated. For injuries requiring stitches or in cases of extreme blood loss or compound fractures, applications for emergency room transport can be submitted in writing. In instances when the injured... Continue Reading →

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