Parents are Losing The Screen Wars. I’m One of Them.

Admitting you’re failing as a parent is never easy. Admitting it on social media means you’re opening yourself up to unsolicited advice–some well-meaning, some not–judgement, and commentary. Despite that, I’m going to offer myself up as a sacrificial lamb. I’m going to lay myself bare on the altar of parental judgement because I know I’m…

Thank You for NOT Being a Friend; an Open Letter to My Parents

Dear Mom and Dad, Thanks for saying ‘no’. Thanks for setting a curfew. At the time I thought it was ridiculous. Looking back? It seems pretty damn reasonable. Thanks for following through. Surrendering the keys to my car sucked…but you said it would happen if I did X. I did X. It would sound trite to…