Category Archives: Parenting
September 14, 2012 by whirlyjoy
We never set the table. We’re strictly a get-your-own-gear kind of family. So what is it about the siren call of the family dinner that still pulls me in sometimes?
September 10, 2012 by whirlyjoy
Denial is my very favorite coping skill – and I’m pretty sure the only non-drug-based strategy available to humans that is occasionally effective.
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September 7, 2012 by whirlyjoy
I let Mimi, who is a precocious 11, start a (very private, highly aliased and protected) Facebook account last week. …
September 6, 2012 by whirlyjoy
Aida pounced on this one-pound loaf of fresh bread when I forgot to lock it up before going upstairs to …
September 5, 2012 by whirlyjoy
Aida turned 14 last week. This means nothing to her, as far as I know, though as with every assumption …
August 30, 2012 by whirlyjoy
Take one harried single mother with her own translation business, one artistically and sarcastically precocious and academically gifted thirteen-year-old, a …